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Mon Nov 13, 2017, 03:25 PM

Breitbart trying and failing to defend Roy Moore

If Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore doesn’t survive politically, it won’t be due to a lack of support from Breitbart News and former Trump strategist Steve Bannon.

In what it promoted as an “exclusive” blockbuster story, the right-wing news website published a piece featuring an interview with the mother of one of the women who has accused Moore of initiating sexual contact with her when she was a teenager. The mother claimed reporters at the Washington Post convinced her daughter to go public.

“She did not go to them,” Nancy Wells told Breitbart of her daughter, Leigh Corfman, who accused Moore of attempting to initiate sexual contact with her when she was just 14. “They called her.”

Bannon and Breitbart editors undoubtedly hoped their story would undermine the credibility of the Post’s report. But the Breitbart article failed to refute any of the allegations made by the four accusers in the Post’s story, and inadvertently helped confirm the newspaper’s report.


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Hortensis Nov 2017 #1

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Mon Nov 13, 2017, 06:11 PM

1. A cornerstone of denial is that malicious women went to the media.

This mother clearly does not understand that she undermined Moore's defense.

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