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S.C.’s Nikki Haley in the News

There sure is a lot of news coverage of an alleged affair between South Carolina gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley and blogger Will Folks. Jim has a wrap-up here, but just a quick thought: One blogger puts out a statement that he had an affair with a candidate, and it’s picked up by everyone — while the National Enquirer prints a story, and the story gets ignored by everyone. I assume these media outlets who’ve picked up the story have performed the same level of due diligence as the Enquirer, including lie-detector tests, etc.

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Fight for Kavanaugh 

The cynics — or, perhaps more precisely, the realists — believed that the Democrats were playing for time in the hopes of finding another accusation against Brett Kavanaugh. The cynics were right. The New Yorker stooped to publish a shoddy story alleging that Kavanaugh exposed himself to a woman while he ... Read More
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Trump Stands By ‘Fantastic’ Kavanaugh

President Trump was supportive of his nominee to the Supreme Court during a radio interview set to be broadcast on Monday morning, in which he characterized Brett Kavanaugh as a “fantastic, fantastic man” and called into question allegations of sexual assault. In the interview — recorded on Sunday, ... Read More