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Have we abandoned the principle of Innocent until prove Guilty?

I know this is a legal principle but it seems that some are being demonized, and losing their jobs, based on very flimsy evidence.
Posted by Trumpocalypse | Tue Nov 21, 2017, 02:39 PM (65 replies)

John Ziegler: I Loathe Al Franken, But It Sure Seems Like He is Getting Totally Railroaded

Based on what we currently know, however, it sure seems like he is getting railroaded today based on the story by Los Angeles radio anchor Leeann Tweeden (who works on the show of Doug McIntyre, who I consider a friend). In fact, this is almost exactly the type of story I warned about earlier this week while discussing the new, much lower standards, which the news media suddenly has adopted for reporting allegations of sexual abuse.

Even the nature of the report itself fails to live up to normal journalistic standards. She did not tell this story to a major news outlet which then verified the details on its own. This was just her own personal account of what she says happened, with no independent reporting or examination of Franken’s side of the story, published on the website of her employer, a very lowly-rated “conservative” talk radio station.

This story, as it currently stands, is not fair journalism and my fellow conservatives would be screaming bloody murder if the target was a Republican they liked, rather than a Democrat they hate.

https://www.mediaite.com/online/i-loathe-al-franken-but-it-sure-seems-like-he-is-getting-totally-railroaded/
Posted by Trumpocalypse | Thu Nov 16, 2017, 04:34 PM (67 replies)

Interesting Twitter reactions to Al Franken story.

https://twitter.com/FSOforHire/status/931205527169728512
https://twitter.com/TheTabbasco/status/931190006324056064
https://twitter.com/TearsInHeaven09/status/931196735107448832
Posted by Trumpocalypse | Thu Nov 16, 2017, 01:10 PM (82 replies)
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