Tucker Carlson claims Kavanaugh assault report surfaced only because Roe v. Wade could be overturned
Carlson: "Does anyone really believe this story would have surfaced if Brett Kavanaugh had pledged allegiance to Roe v. Wade? Of course it wouldn't have."
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From the September 17 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:
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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): What about the core story itself -- what happened in the early '80s in suburban Maryland? Well, come to your own conclusions, people will come to their own conclusions, but for this show we are not dismissing Christine Ford as a liar. It doesn't seem like she is. It seems like she sincerely believes everything she's saying. But that does not mean that she is right. Human memory is notoriously unreliable, especially over time. What were you doing one drunk night in the spring of 1982? Don't remember clearly? Of course you don't, it's been 36 years. Past a certain point, the past is unknowable and that's why we have statutes of limitation for crimes. Not because our desire for justice dims, but because the chance of achieving it does. Everybody knows this, the left included. The story doesn't have anything to do with justice, actually, or even with what Brett Kavanaugh may have done in high school. Underneath it all, anyone who lives in Washington can tell you it's about abortion.
Does anyone really believe this story would have surfaced if Brett Kavanaugh had pledged allegiance to Roe v. Wade? Of course it wouldn't have. Some of the very same people suggesting that Kavanaugh is a sex criminal once defended Bill Clinton when he was credibly accused of rape. The same group practically beatified Ted Kennedy; Kennedy, you'll remember once killed a woman. Not metaphorically killed her but literally killed her. And yet Clinton and Kennedy supported abortion in all cases and therefore the left treated them as heroes and swept, speaking of under the rug, their crimes into the dustbin of memory. Kavanaugh though may not support Roe v. Wade -- we don't really know -- therefore he must be destroyed. It's pretty straight forward. Whatever the story is, it's not about protecting women. Don't buy that spin. The larger lesson though of this moment, and actually the past two years, is that the left will not abide losing power even temporarily.