Fox Business host suggests Christine Blasey Ford's report of sexual assault by Kavanaugh is motivated by politics

Fox Business host suggests Christine Blasey Ford's report of sexual assault by Kavanaugh is motivated by politics

Trish Regan: "​Is it possible​ that​ she might see ​this as her civic duty, that she is somehow saving her gender, saving women, saving the country, and saving the Democratic Party by preventing this nomination?"​

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​From the September 19 edition of Fox Business' Intelligence Report with Trish Regan:​

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​​TRISH REGAN​ (HOST)​: Do you think there​'​s a chance that you know, maybe, I'm just saying, ​I mean ​she has political leanings that are clearly to the left. ​She's a Democrat --​

JESSICA TARLOV​ (FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR)​: She's given like $10 to the DNC, this isn​'​t​ like​ a liberal activist. 

​REGAN: She​'​s​ a​ professor​ --​

TARLOV: So?

​REGAN: ​W​e've done enough stories on academia to figure those guys​ out, and gals. ​​Is it possible​ that​ she might see ​this as her civic duty, that she is somehow saving her gender, saving women, saving the country, and saving the Democratic Party by preventing this nomination?

Previously:

Right-wing media go all-out to denigrate Christine Blasey Ford, who says Kavanaugh assaulted her

Christine Blasey Ford was right to fear the right-wing smear machine

This is why sexual violence survivors don’t come forward

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