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Fri Feb 8, 2019, 05:41 PM

***BREAKING: Second woman accuses Virginia lieutenant governor of sexual assault

Published: 02/08/19 04:39 PM EST
A second woman has accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault. Meredith Watson said through her attorney Friday that Fairfax raped her when they were students at Duke University in 2000.
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Reply ***BREAKING: Second woman accuses Virginia lieutenant governor of sexual assault (Original post)
In It to Win It Feb 2019 OP
calimary Feb 2019 #1
SCRUBDASHRUB Feb 2019 #2
pwb Feb 2019 #3
DemocratSinceBirth Feb 2019 #9
JCMach1 Feb 2019 #4
Demsrule86 Feb 2019 #6
AkFemDem Feb 2019 #7
theboss Feb 2019 #10
DemocratSinceBirth Feb 2019 #13
Demsrule86 Feb 2019 #24
DesertRat Feb 2019 #12
Demsrule86 Feb 2019 #25
a kennedy Feb 2019 #28
Dorian Gray Feb 2019 #31
a kennedy Feb 2019 #33
Dorian Gray Feb 2019 #34
Demsrule86 Feb 2019 #32
58Sunliner Feb 2019 #14
Demsrule86 Feb 2019 #26
stopbush Feb 2019 #5
58Sunliner Feb 2019 #8
OliverQ Feb 2019 #11
58Sunliner Feb 2019 #16
theboss Feb 2019 #17
DemocratSinceBirth Feb 2019 #19
standingtall Feb 2019 #15
theboss Feb 2019 #18
Demsrule86 Feb 2019 #27
DemocratSinceBirth Feb 2019 #20
standingtall Feb 2019 #22
yardwork Feb 2019 #29
HipChick Feb 2019 #21
allgood33 Feb 2019 #23
Dorian Gray Feb 2019 #30
ripcord Feb 2019 #35

Response to In It to Win It (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 05:42 PM

1. Oy...

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Response to In It to Win It (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 05:43 PM

2. Not good...

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Response to In It to Win It (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 05:45 PM

3. Politico ?

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Response to In It to Win It (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 05:45 PM

4. I haven't said anything about this up until now unless

There was a pattern of behavior. If this claim is legit, he needs to.resign.

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Response to JCMach1 (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 05:54 PM

6. It is not legit...this is more ratfucking...right wing person. I heard that tweet was deleted ...I

couldn't get on but I don't know for sure.

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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #6)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 05:56 PM

7. Bullshit. nft

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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #6)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 06:00 PM

10. It's in the Washington Post, who I believe is credible

 

Considering we are canonizing Bezos today.

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Response to theboss (Reply #10)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 06:01 PM

13. It's breaking on MSNBC

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Response to theboss (Reply #10)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 10:06 PM

24. I want to know about both women...before I jump on the GOP fuck Democrat train.

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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #6)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 06:01 PM

12. It's being reported on CNN and MSNBC

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Response to DesertRat (Reply #12)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 10:07 PM

25. They are credible source but that doesn't mean it is true.

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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #25)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 10:14 PM

28. and do I mention here.....THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED TO SENATOR AL FRANKEN!!!!!

Or am I out of line?? This is the play book, this is how they work.

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Response to a kennedy (Reply #28)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 10:16 PM

31. He wasn't accused of

rape...

so it's not exactly what happened to Al Franken.

It sounds like there is corroboration, so screw this guy.

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Response to Dorian Gray (Reply #31)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 10:23 PM

33. Ok, my bad........

Im still just sick over Senator Franken NOT being in the Senate now. Im sick about it still.

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Response to a kennedy (Reply #33)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 10:25 PM

34. I get it...

he was a great fighter and a powerful voice. I wish he had fought a little more for himself. What he was accused of was nowhere near this level of crap. He could have weathered it and opened a conversation about respecting boundaries.

But rape is something much more sinister and problematic.

I'm sure that there could be assholes working to unseat him, but he's the Lt. Gov, It might be just that he's a rapey scum bucket.

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Response to a kennedy (Reply #28)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 10:17 PM

32. I just don't think they should get away with it...let the voters of Virginia decide.

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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #6)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 06:01 PM

14. Might want to read up.

Through her attorney, Meredith Watson said she shared her account of sexual assault immediately after it happened with several classmates, who have provided statements. Her lawyer also said she shared her account with friends in a string of emails and Facebook messages.

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Response to 58Sunliner (Reply #14)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 10:08 PM

26. I want to see who the friends are...and if there is a GOP connection...this smells...like Franken.

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Response to In It to Win It (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 05:58 PM

8. I had a feeling another shoe would drop.

The first one is credible and rapists usually strike more than once.

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Response to In It to Win It (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 06:00 PM

11. One discrepancy I noticed.

Watson is claiming she was raped in 2000. She also claims that she sent Facebook messages to friends about the incident. Facebook didn't exist until 2004.

So did she not say anything for 4 years, and then said something on Facebook once it was created?

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Response to OliverQ (Reply #11)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 06:03 PM

16. Emails and Facebook.

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Response to OliverQ (Reply #11)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 06:03 PM

17. I read that as she has discussed this on Facebook with friends later on

 

Exactly as Dr. Tyson did.

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Response to OliverQ (Reply #11)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 06:04 PM

19. Presumably the facebook references are from now and not then.

A law firm and crisis management team wouldn't vouch for something that could be so easily disproven.

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Response to In It to Win It (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 06:02 PM

15. An accuser that wants no form of investigation but wants the accused to resign

should not be considered credible.

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Response to standingtall (Reply #15)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 06:03 PM

18. This is the hill we are dying on?

 

Okay.

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Response to theboss (Reply #18)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 10:09 PM

27. Yes. An accusation but no proof GOP shananigans.

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Response to standingtall (Reply #15)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 06:09 PM

20. Cui bono

Kaneedreck Adams, 40, an attorney who attended Duke with Watson and said in the spring of 2000, when they lived across from each other in on-campus apartments, Watson came to her crying.

She was upset, Adams said. She told me she had been raped and she named Justin.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/second-woman-accuses-va-lt-gov-justin-fairfax-of-sexual-assault/2019/02/08/19e6bb6c-2bdf-11e9-b011-d8500644dc98_story.html?utm_term=.b9d20ea587dc



Why would Mr. Adams lie?

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #20)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 06:32 PM

22. An investigation would find out if someone was tellling the truth

or what incentive someone would have to lie.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #20)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 10:14 PM

29. Contemporaneous corroboration is strong evidence.

So are the emails the accuser sent in later years, stating that he raped her in 2000.

This looks very bad for him.

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Response to standingtall (Reply #15)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 06:30 PM

21. Agree...100%

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Response to In It to Win It (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 06:35 PM

23. OK. Too much harm being done to the women and Fairfax. Time for him to step down and allow

 

the Governor to appoint antoher Democrat as Lt. Gov. Is that how it works? The Governor appoints and new Lt. Gov.?

If so, the newly appointed needs to be clean, clean, clean. Hard to find in ole Virginny.

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Response to In It to Win It (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 10:15 PM

30. Put a fork in him....

he's done.

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Response to In It to Win It (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2019, 10:32 PM

35. He has until Monday to step down

Then Patrick Hope will introduce articles of impeachment.

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