How a rape allegation against Trump became a symbol of media dysfunction

When longtime advice columnist E. Jean Carroll decided to go public in New York magazine with her shocking story of being raped by Donald Trump in a department store dressing room, she was likely prepared to be bullied and attacked by the president and his right-wing defenders. She was probably less prepared to be all but ignored by…

Trump on rape accuser: 'She's not my type'

I may never stop vomiting. The Hill: President Trump said Monday that writer E. Jean Carroll was “totally lying” when she recently accused him of raping her during an encounter in a New York department store in the mid-1990s. In an exclusive interview with The Hill, the president vehemently denied the allegations just hours after Carroll…

The forgotten isue for the “Lame Duck” session that can't be ignored.

Every cycle, this is the “Uncle Krusty Show” time for the congress. It’s a unique blending of hubris and rampant indifference. Look what happens every time during a :lame duck” session. You have a combination of incredibly important stuff that has to get done before year’s end, combined with the overpowering disinterest of a bunch…

America 2018: GOP considers if rape is really a deal-breaker; Don Jr. mocks victim

I’m seething a little bit here, because I just listened to Karl Rove on Fox “News” smear the victim. Fox has been constantly reminding people that Brett Kavanuagh’s victim, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, is a registered Democrat. Breitbart jumped in and dug up some dirt on her: she had the audacity to oppose Trump’s child cages, and one time, she wore a…

I just can't. Just. Can't.

I am so, so stupid. I really believed we were better. We watched time and time again, when Republicans faced charges of sexual harassment or worse, the horrible tactics used by the right against the accusers.  Dig into the accuser’s past — en masse! – to try to find anything you can to disqualify her, so that…