Tucker Carlson blames Democrats for death threats made toward Christine Blasey Ford

Tucker Carlson blames Democrats for death threats made toward Christine Blasey Ford

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From the September 19 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:

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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): By far the news of the day, Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination that remains in suspended animation tonight thanks as you well know to allegations that he assaulted a psychology professor called Christine Blasey Ford some thirty six years ago, while both of them were still in high school. Despite blanket media coverage, the basic details of that story remain murky. Ford has not said when or where it happened precisely. She has said she didn't tell a soul about it for three decades. There are significant inconsistencies in her account but we have never doubted Ford's sincerity and we have never questioned her motives. Unless we learn new facts that give us reason to, we won't do that. We give her every benefit of every doubt. ​

But there is another side to this story as well. Brett Kavanaugh. He's also got a family and a career and a reputation. And all have been gravely damaged by these claims. Now Democrats could have helped clear this up weeks ago if they had asked Kavanaugh about Ford's story as he sat before them for days in the U.S. Senate. That is what hearings are for. But they didn't do that. Instead they hid what they knew in order to cause maximum political damage. In the process they overturned his life. But they also overturned Christine Ford's life. She had asked to remain anonymous. Democrats betrayed her and they dragged her into the public eye. Now Ford says she has had to leave her home because of threats. Democrats in the Senate did that purely for partisan advantage. And you should keep that in mind the next time they lecture you about how much they care about women. 

Previously:

Laura Ingraham’s most vile responses to a report of sexual assault by Brett Kavanaugh ​

Fox's Andrew McCarthy: “We have to conclude that” Kavanaugh sexual assault report “is just a setup"​

Brett Kavanaugh’s character witness Mark Judge has extremely disturbing views about women (and Black and gay people)​

Fox host: Christine Blasey Ford is attempting to "trick" Kavanaugh by making accusations "intentionally vague" 

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