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NY Times Reporter Probes Tara Reade. Did Christine Blasey Ford Get the Same Treatment?

The media is so predictable about what gets its blood running hot.

A woman accuses a man of sexual assault. The man is a Republican. Believe the woman, investigate the incident.

A woman accuses a man of sexual assault. The man is a Democrat. Give the man the presumption of innocence, or at least be agnostic, and investigate the woman.

I could be wrong, but I don’t remember any of the a mainstream outlets going after Ford in this manner.

According to Fox News:

The questions included inquiries about the activism of Reade’s mother, various financial issues, why she relocated, if her ex-husband was ever a person of interest in an FBI probe, her college degree, how she knows three specific Russians, and various other topics.

“We heard that after your car was repossessed friends sold you their vehicles and let you pay it with a no interest loan that you struggled to make those payments and they took it back,” the reporter allegedly asked. “Is that true?”

She was also allegedly asked about spousal abuse claims and about dating a Russian man. Another question stated, “On Quora, you followed three Russian individuals – Andrey Davydov, Dima Vorobiev and Alex Korolev. How was it that you came to know of them and follow them?”

Activist Rose McGowan condemned a New York Times reporter over detailed questions allegedly sent to Joe Biden’s accuser Tara Reade.

It is not uncommon for a reporter to email specific questions to the subject of a report, but media watchdogs took exception with the specific questions allegedly asked by Lerer. It is not clear how McGowan obtained the questions.

“The questions reveal a bizarre window into the lengths supposed objective reporters are planning to go to discredit Reade – with laughable lines of inquiry that can be directly contrasted with the lack of any significant background digging for Christine Blasey Ford or other Kavanaugh accusers,” Fourth Watch editor Steve Krakauer observed.

“The whole thread pulls back the curtain on a reporter itching to poke holes in the character of Reade, a woman who has come forward with accusations of sexual assault against a prominent Democratic politician. The hypocrisy here is obvious, but putting that aside – this form of journalistic character assassination gives all in the media a bad name,” Krakauer added.

Trump Campaign Immediately Capitalizes on Biden “You Ain’t Black” Remark

The Trump campaign is not going to let Joe Biden or voters forget his remark today that if you vote for Trump over him, “You ain’t black.”

The comment perfectly encapsulates white liberal presumptuousness and condescension toward blacks.

Biden will pay for this self-revealing comment. And if he wants, he can also pay for a T-shirt off the Trump website.

Barr: Durham Not Expected to Investigate Obama or Biden

That’s not, I would argue, an luxury that a Democratic attorney general would afford a former Republican president in the same circumstances.

Attorney General William Barr said Monday during a news conference that he does not expect U.S. Attorney John Durham, who is investigating the Obama administration’s Russia probe, to target Barack Obama or Joe Biden.

But he didn’t rule out that Obama and Biden had abused their offices.

Barr said:

There’s a difference between an abuse of power and a federal crime. Not every abuse of power, no matter how outrageous, is necessarily a federal crime. Now, as to President Obama and Vice President Biden, whatever their level of involvement, based on the information I have today, I don’t expect Mr. Durham’s work will lead to a criminal investigation of either man. Our concern over potential criminality is focused on others.

Biden Campaign Manager: “Voters Don’t Give a Shit About Where He’s Filming”

Such pleasant people, these young Democrats. Not that Republicans can tout President Trump for un-coarsening the dialogue.

But Joe Biden has no plans to stop hiding in the basement.

“Voters don’t give a shit about where he’s filming from,” campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon told the Associated Press. “What they care about is what he’s saying and how we connect with them.”

Meantime, Trump is set to start traveling the country. I think voters do care. Part of what got him elected last time is his dynamism.

But Biden thinks it’s helping him win.

“We find ourselves doing very well in the polls relative to the president. As a matter of fact, to be bunt about it, the more the president’s out, the more it seems to help,” Biden said.

He told an interviewer that he’s trying to do better with the internets, where he’s been serially flubbing. He noted a recent event he held on the web with his former rival for the Democratic nomination, Andrew . . . Young.

Biden Denies He Knew About Flynn Probe — And Then Changes His Mind

According to the Washington Examiner:

Note that Biden says specifically that he didn’t know about “moves to investigate” Flynn, and then when told that was not true, said he thought he was asked about Flynn being prosecuted.

After first denying he knew anything about the FBI investigation into retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Joe Biden corrected himself when pressed during a Tuesday morning interview.

He changed course after host George Stephanopoulos noted his presence at a high-profile Oval Office meeting in the final days of the Obama administration at which officials discussed intercepted contacts between Flynn and a Russian envoy. Disclosures about that meeting have prompted scrutiny over the former vice president’s role in the eventual ouster of President Trump’s first national security adviser.

Biden audibly scoffed on ABC’s Good Morning America as Stephanopoulos asked what the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee knew about an early 2017 investigation into Flynn and whether there was anything improper done by the Obama administration. 

“I know nothing about those moves to investigate Michael Flynn,” Biden said. “This is all about diversion. This is a game this guy plays all the time. The country is in crisis. … He should stop trying to always divert attention from the real concerns of the American people.”

But Stephanopoulos followed up, noting that Biden was reported to be in attendance at the Jan. 5, 2017, meeting where he and former President Barack Obama “were briefed” on the FBI’s plan to interview Flynn about his then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the presidential transition period. 

“I thought you asked me whether or not I had anything to do with him being prosecuted,” Biden replied, after fidgeting with his earpiece. “I was aware that there was, that they asked for an investigation, but that’s all I know about it.”

Why Aren’t Democrats Demanding Biden Ask for an FBI Investigation, Like the Did with Kavanaugh?

They suggested it mean his is hiding something.

“Judge Kavanaugh has not asked to have the FBIO review these claims Is that the reaction of an innocent person? It is not,” said New York Sen, Kirsten Gillibrand.

So I gather, Joe Biden is hiding something. Let’s ask Kirsten and Chuck to get to the bottom of it!

H/T Washington Free Beacon.

Rush Predicts Biden “Can’t Possibly” Be the Democrats’ Nominee

From Rush Limbaugh’s program Monday:

Biden, to me, is a joke. Biden is somebody that’s not gonna be on the ticket anyway. Something’s gonna happen. They can’t possibly, they can’t possibly go into the race with the guy on the ticket. He couldn’t withstand one debate with Trump if there were any debates. I mean, this is my instinctive feeling about it, but the Democrats are all tied in knots and pretzels here because of the #MeToo movement, and it’s fascinating to watch the media wring their hands about it.

Biden’s baggage is accumulating rapidly. It could well soon be too much for the Democrats to lug around.

Biden finally speaks about Tara Reade, denies sexual assault occurred

Vice President Joe Biden Friday at last spoke publicly about the allegation by former staffer Tara Reade that he sexually assaulted her. “It is not true” he said during an interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe with co-host Mika Brzezinski. “I’m saying unequivocally, it never, never happened, and it didn’t.”  Under suprisingly relentless questions from ardent President Trump opponent Brzezinski, Biden… Continue Reading

Biden Campaign Operatives Accessed His Closed Senate File

What were they looking for? Did they take anything? According to the Washington Examiner: Operatives connected to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign have accessed his Senate records stored at the University of Delaware, which remain sealed from the public, according to a new report.  The revelation comes as Biden faces pressure to release some or all of the… Continue Reading