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A bipartisan idea for tainted donors

FILE - This March 15, 2016, file photo,

FILE - This March 15, 2016, file photo, shows casino mogul Steve Wynn at a news conference in Medford, Mass. Wynn Resorts is denying multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault by its founder Steve Wynn, describing it as a smear campaign related to divorce proceedings from his ex-wife. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, that a number of women say they were harassed or assaulted by the casino mogul. Wynn denied the allegations personally in a printed statement. Photo Credit: AP / Charles Krupa

So now Republican big-money fundraiser Steve Wynn joins Democratic big-money fundraiser Harvey Weinstein as the latest, but likely not the last, politically important person caught up in a sexual harassment scandal [“Wynn shaken by claims,” News, Jan. 27].

As each party demands that the other return tainted money to the scandalized donor, I suggest a more benevolent proposal. In the spirit of much-needed bipartisanship, how about the party bosses agree to donate all future gains of this sort to a reputable, agreed-upon charity such as the American Heart Association or The United Way?

Doug Heimowitz, Jericho


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