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Ann Coulter Blows the Lid Off the ‘Surprising’ Number of Problems with Accusations Against Roy Moore

Reported By Randy DeSoto | December 7, 2017 at 12:22pm

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In an op-ed published Wednesday, conservative commentator Ann Coulter sought to counter the prolific misrepresentations by media outlets in their reporting about Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore.

“It’s hard to disprove accusations from 40 years ago — that’s why we have statutes of limitations — but, despite that, there are a surprising number of problems with the allegations against Moore,” Coulter — a lawyer and former federal court of appeals judicial clerk — wrote in a piece for Breitbart.

“Contrary to what you have heard one million times a day on TV, there aren’t ‘multiple accusers.’ There are two, and that’s including the one with the fishy yearbook inscription whose stepson says she’s lying,” Coulter highlighted.

As reported by The Western Journal, accuser Beverly Young Nelson’s attorney Gloria Allred has refused to turn over a yearbook she claims was inscribed by Moore in 1977 to a neutral party in order for the handwriting and the date of the ink to be analyzed. The yearbook was presented as proof by Allred at a news conference that Moore and Young knew each other.

Regarding Moore’s other accuser, Leigh Corfman (featured in the Nov. 9 Washington Post story alleging Moore sexually touched her in 1979 when she was 14), Coulter contended her account has problems too.

“The main accuser has gotten a lot of her facts wrong, such as where she was living at the time (she moved to another town 10 days after meeting Moore); the corner where she allegedly met Moore for their liaisons (she named a corner more than a mile away from her house, across a busy intersection); and when she began to get into trouble with boys and alcohol (it was before meeting Moore, not after),” Coulter wrote.

Further, “There’s a lot of room between HE’S A CHILD MOLESTER and THE WOMEN ARE LIARS,” she added.

“They could be misremembering. They could be confusing Moore with someone else. They could be suggestible. They could be delusional. They could have repeated the story to themselves so many times that they believe it,” Coulter said.

As for the other “accusers” who claimed they dated Moore when they were between 16 and 19 and Moore was in his early 30s, Coulter pointed out that comedian Jerry Seinfeld dated 17-year-old Shoshanna Lonstein in the 1990s, when he was 39. Therefore, Moore was closer in age than Seinfeld to those he allegedly dated.

Coulter circled back to one of her main concerns with the allegations.

“It was 40 years ago!” she wrote. “But it’s just weeks before the election and that’s the media’s favorite time to produce wild accusations against Republicans.”

The conservative commentator recounted other late-in-the race grenades lobbed against Republican candidates in the past, including an indictment of former Defense Secretary Casper Weinberger four days before the 1992 presidential election by independent counsel Lawrence Walsh, which seemed to implicate George H.W. Bush in a lie regarding the 1987 Iran-Contra Scandal.

In 2004, CBS’s Dan Rather employed documents easily discovered to be forged to report George W. Bush had shirked his National Guard service during the Vietnam War.

Coulter also contrasted the reporting Moore is receiving for alleged sexual contact in the 1970s versus that given to former Democrat Rep. Gerry Studds, who admitted to having homosexual relations with a 17-year-old congressional page in the 1980s. Studds defended his actions, saying it was a “consensual relationship with a young adult,” according to The Associated Press.

“Washington Post columnist Colman McCarthy denounced the ‘witch hunt’ against Studds, saying his critics wanted ‘to torch the congressman for his private life,’” Coulter wrote.

The House censured him, but he was not removed from office, and successfully ran for re-election six more times.

Studds was lionized when he died in 2006 by The Washington Post (“Gay Pioneer“), The New York Times (“First Openly Gay Congressman“), NPR (“Congressional Pioneer“) among other mainstream media outlets.

Coulter, who endorsed Rep. Mo Brooks over Moore in the Alabama Republican primary this summer, concluded her piece by writing, “The media say that Republicans support Moore just because they want another GOP vote in the Senate. I support Moore just because I hate the media.”

As reported by The Western Journal, Brooks, who announced last week he had already voted for Moore by absentee ballot, offered a similar rebuttal to the allegations against Moore as Coulter.

“What you have is the mainstream left-wing socialist Democrat news media trying to distort the evidence to cause people to reach the conclusion that Roy Moore engaged in unlawful conduct with a minor and my analysis of the evidence is that is not the case,” Brooks said last week on “The Dale Jackson Show,” a program on Alabama radio station WVNN-AF.

“Most importantly, the media likes to say ‘well, there are nine complainers.’ Seven of them aren’t complainers. In fact, I would be calling seven of those ladies as witnesses on behalf of Roy Moore on the issue of whether he is engaged in any kind of unlawful conduct,” the former prosecutor added.

Brooks continued, “There are only two that have asserted that Roy Moore engaged in unlawful conduct. One of those is clearly a liar because that one forged the ‘love, Roy Moore’ part of a yearbook in order to try to for whatever reason get at Roy Moore and win this seat for the Democrats and there’s a lot more to it as to why I believe that the evidence is almost incontrovertible about whether the yearbook was forged.”

The congressman went on to note that just left one accuser. “Well, that one witness’ testimony is in direct and stark contrast with that of the other seven ladies, who said that he acted like an officer and a gentleman.”

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LBJ Strategy Used on Moore, Wanted to Use Barnyard Animals Instead of Girl

Reported By Benjamin Arie | November 15, 2017 at 3:08pm

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GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore wants to take on the establishment… and that has ruffled quite a few feathers among both Democrats and Republicans. In a turn of events that has skeptics asking questions about extremely suspicious timing, Moore has suddenly been accused of having inappropriate relationships with young girls some 40 years ago.

These allegations have emerged with only a month left in the Senate race, and after the outspoken anti-establishment Republican was doing well in the polls.

Moore has categorically denied the claims and pointed out that he has been in the public eye for decades without a scandal. Others have questioned the inconsistencies and implausibility of the accusations.

The out-of-nowhere allegations do seem like a dirty political ploy — and a story from the late “gonzo journalist” Hunter S. Thompson shows that it could be from the same playbook that Democrat Lyndon Johnson used on his opponents years ago.

In the now classic “Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72,” Thompson recalled how Johnson, the wheeling-and-dealing Texan who by many accounts sought power at any cost, started crass rumors about his opponents in order to win elections.

This is one of the oldest and most effective tricks in politics,” Thompson wrote, according to the U.K. Independent.

“Every hack in the business has used it in times of trouble, and it has even been elevated to the level of political mythology in a story about one of Lyndon Johnson’s early campaigns in Texas,” he continued.

“The race was close and Johnson was getting worried. Finally he told his campaign manager to start a massive rumor campaign about his opponent’s life-long habit of enjoying carnal knowledge of his barnyard sows.

“‘Christ, we can’t get away with calling him a pig-f****r,’ the campaign manager protested. ‘Nobody’s going to believe a thing like that,’” wrote Thompson.

“’I know,’ Johnson replied. ‘But let’s make the sonofab****h deny it.’”

The message is clear: For the smear campaign to work, a rumor doesn’t actually have to be true — it doesn’t even matter if it is.

In fact, sometimes it’s advantageous for dirty politicians to purposely spread an accusation so outlandish and filthy it can’t be believed — as long as it grabs people’s attention.

By simply forcing an opponent to address the rumor and defend against it, the game shifts and the candidate is instantly associated with the accusation, true or not.

It must be pointed out that the claims against Moore happened so long ago that they’re almost impossible to prove or disprove. That may actually be by design: If the story is fabricated, so many decades have passed that Moore can’t show it to be false. The allegation sticks.

Of course, this age-old tactic doesn’t always work. Sometimes, the boy cries wolf too many times, and the public realizes that they’re being fooled.

In the case of Moore, the candidate hasn’t given in to calls to drop out from establishment Republicans like Mitt Romney and Josh Kasich. Instead, the retired judge has doubled down on his denials, and pledged to sue media outlets for libel.

Every person, regardless of politics, should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Moore’s enemies seem suspiciously eager to toss that standard aside and destroy a man before he can win… But it would be wise to remember the Lyndon Johnson playbook, and realize that not everything is as it seems.

Stepson of Roy Moore Accuser Calls Story a Lie, “I’ve Known the Woman”

Reported By Kim Smith | November 15, 2017 at 1:29pm

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Alabama senatorial candidate Judge Roy Moore has suffered a barrage of attacks from Democrats, including sexual assault accusations. On Monday, Beverly Young Nelson, 56, claimed Moore assaulted her when she was 16-years-old.

Beverly Young Nelson’s stepson, Darrel Nelson, posted a video on Facebook yesterday to tell America what he thinks of his stepmother’s claims.

“I’ve known the woman, she married my father many, many years ago. I’ve known her for a while now, and I truly do not believe that she’s being honest about this, he said.

Darrel said he did not think his stepmother was telling the truth and wanted to set the record straight when he found out what she was doing.

“I don’t believe it,” he said about the accusations.

“I do believe you’re innocent,” he said to Moore, adding that he believed Beverly was “lying through her teeth.”

Darrel questioned the timing of his stepmother’s allegations, explaining that she had been in his family for a long time and this was the first time he had ever heard this story about Moore. Acknowledging that he would probably get “some backlash” from his family, Darrel said he didn’t mind if it meant helping to clear Moore’s reputation.

Darrel also said that he stood behind Moore “100 percent” and would do anything he could to help the judge.

If Darrel Nelson is who he said he is, then his testimony could be damaging to Beverly Nelson and her story. Nelson is one of the several women to make claims that Moore was sexually inappropriate with them.

As it stands now, none of these allegations have been proved, and Moore has denied all of them. It wouldn’t be far-fetched to think that these allegations are an attempt to slander Moore’s reputation just before the special Senate election on Dec. 12 to fill current Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ vacant seat.

Democrats have been known to play dirty before. Nevertheless, Moore will need to work hard to stop these allegations from hijacking his campaign.

Today’s Politically INCORRECT Cartoon by A.F. Branco

A Convenient Reckoning

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