The hypocrisy on the left when it comes to covering political sex abuse scandals is truly stunning.
Just a mere year ago, the liberal media was perfectly fine smearing and discrediting the many accusers of Bill Clinton since they needed to protect the brand of the Clintons for Hillary’s run at all costs.
Now, with Hillary having lost and no more need to protect Bill, some liberal journalists are begrudgingly doing an awkward 180 degree turn and talking about how Bill Clinton’s accusers also have a right be be listened to.
As reported in the WashingtonExaminer
What a difference a year makes.
Hillary Clinton botched the 2016 presidential election in a fantastic fashion, leaving her family’s political influence in shambles.
But losing favor with the Democratic base and party bosses may not be the most surprising development since Election Day. For many, the real surprise may be that some in media are saying now it’s time to give serious consideration to the many allegations of sexual misconduct that have been brought against Bill Clinton deserve.
It’s time for a “reckoning,” the Atlantic’s Caitlin Flanagan wrote this week. “Feminists saved the 42nd president of the United States in the 1990. They were on the wrong side of history.”
The allegations against Clinton vary, depending on which alleged victim is doing the talking, but the stories of Kathleen Wiley, Paula Jones, Juanita Broaddrick and others are eerily similar.
“It was a pattern of behavior; it included an alleged violent assault; the women involved had far more credible evidence than many of the most notorious accusations that have come to light in the past five weeks,” said Flanagan.
Over at the New York Times, op-ed columnist Michelle Goldberg published an article Tuesday titled simply, “I Believe Juanita.”
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