We have a lie on Yearbook proved today. He will now win for sure.
Washington Post's reporting all holds up and the signature is real, but this now lets them get away with child molestation. What a massive **** up. Gloria Allred is such a troll
Man it was stupid not to state the date and place were added on. They need to have the signature analyzed at this point. They're claiming they have and will have a press conference today but I'll wait and see.
So Moore's actual signature has been confirmed by a handwriting expert. And Fox pulled down their attack accusing the woman of 'forging' his signature. But of course, Moore himself and several web sites and conservative media sources are still going to run with the accusation all the way to the end, regardless of facts.One of the perverse things about the conspiratorial cynicism we see a lot of is that any issue with any piece of reporting or evidence is used to undermine all of it. It leads to having more evidence being worse than less, tangible evidence and personal testimony worse than speculation and innuendo. The Washington Post had nothing to do with this woman's story but it'll be swiftly conflated and used to attack their reporting regardless, and not just in this story.
I learned this lesson a long time ago watching the Clarence Thomas hearings. Very early on in the hearings it became painfully obvious that the man was simply NOT qualified to become a Supreme Court Justice just based on his lack of credentials. And he's proven to be nothing but an echo chamber during his whole tenure.
But once the accusations of sexual harassment of Anita Hill came out, the whole thing morphed into a referendum on her credibility and whether what she said about him could be taken as 110% gospel evidence of his bad character and of course that was just a river trying to go uphill against the boys-will-be-boys mentality at the time.
And so, just because he couldn't be 110% proven to be a lecherous pig, he was confirmed for life as a Supreme Court Justice... !!!!
It was madness. The guy should never have even been nominated and wasn't qualified EVEN WITHOUT considering the sexual harassment charges!!!
And the same thing holds true with Moore. Even if you refuse to believe the charges that all these different women have brought against him or even if you want to somehow twist it in your mind that the events really were not so bad, the fact is, the guy has about a zillion _other_ red flags on his resume' that should make him an automatic rejection for any high political office! He's an unapologetic racist, misogynist and homophobe with an extensive catalogue of statements and actions on his own part that should have rendered him to the scrap heap.
But I fear this is rapidly turning into a case of, if they can't pin _every_ thing on him, he not only gets off scott free, but indeed, gets rewarded with one of the highest seats of political office in the world.