Rush Limbaugh complains that "women are believed" when they say they've been sexually harassed

Rush Limbaugh complains that "women are believed" when they say they've been sexually harassed

Limbaugh: "When one of these allegations is made, the women are believed, and the men who are accused are not. Which means the men have to prove a negative and the accusers don't have to prove anything."

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From the December 13 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show:

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RUSH LIMBAUGH (HOST): I'm going to tell you, if you're in politics and you've ever looked at a woman the wrong way, you can expect a woman at some point to go public and say so. In fact, because of the success they had with this, it's entirely possible that men who haven't done a single thing in terms of mistreating a woman, abusing her, or harassing her, are still, nevertheless, going to be accused of it. It has become a political tactic. We have now had -- this is a point that I made yesterday -- we have now had something that is a genuinely serious thing in its own right and its own contained universe. Sexual harassment, the use of sexual harassment, the treatment of women, or others, in the workplace, that's a legitimate thing. But it's now just been corrupted and weaponized and made to look like a political opposition research weapon, and that's exactly what's happened. 

And so, anybody can see, and you can see that when one of these allegations is made, the women are believed, and the men who are accused are not. Which means the men have to prove a negative and the accusers don't have to prove anything. That is a powerful weapon the Democrats have decided to use. And believe me, as we speak, they are behind closed doors creating further strategums using this, and they are picking their targets. And you're going to see more of it, I predict. 

Previously:

Rush Limbaugh: Charlie Rose's co-hosts may have known about -- and hid -- his sexual misconduct

Rush Limbaugh's decades of sexism and misogyny

Rush Limbaugh defends Fox's Roger Ailes from sexual harassment allegations

Rush Limbaugh: Katie Couric "stood for" Matt Lauer's sexual misconduct at Today

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