If Extortion Is Bad, So Is Predation

New York Times reporter Clyde Haberman quotes NOW President Terry O’Neill on the aftermath of the Letterman extortion — was Letterman really all that innocent?: “But underlying this messy business was the comedian’s penchant for bedding women who depended on him for their livelihood. While he may have been the victim of a clumsy extortion scheme, he was hardly an innocent. Far from it.”