On Fox, Mollie Hemingway compares Kavanaugh reports to “Pizzagate” conspiracy theory

From the September 26 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:

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MOLLIE HEMINGWAY: So, this woman is alleging that while she was an adult she attended parties that were hosted by children, where other children were raped by the minors in attendance.

She asserts by her own claim that she attended ten of these parties, that she witnessed these gang rapes and that she continued to go to them, doing nothing, while she was an adult, and these children were engaged in this behavior. I find it a little difficult to believe that story on its face. As you know, many people in the media are taking it very seriously.

They think it's very real, that Judge Kavanaugh was the leader of a child gang rape cartel that somehow managed to not to be discovered until four days before he was about to be confirmed on the Supreme Court. That is something that I think most journalists should be a little bit more skeptical of. They should have natural skepticism.

They rightly pointed out that it was wrong to engage in a conspiracy theory about “Pizzagate” and child rape then, they condemned people for believing that -- and yet here they are, uncritically receiving and promulgating this information that I think most reasonable people would say is a little difficult to buy.


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