Trigger Warning: this essay discusses sexual harassment allegations.

[Full disclosure: I am Facebook friends with Elizabeth Croydon and several of Shahid Buttar’s public supporters. I am friends or acquainted with several of them in real life.]

In July, allegations of sexual harassment and mistreatment of female workers against Pelosi challenger Shahid Buttar rocked Progressive politics.1 2 The San Francisco chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, DSOC, had previously endorsed Shahid Buttar. They will vote on rescinding that endorsement on Aug. 4. Many high profile Progressives have signed a letter of “complete…