The Washington Post was aware for more than a year of Vanessa Tyson’s claim of sexual assault against Virginia’s Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax, a Democrat who is next in line to become Governor if Ralph Northam steps down. The paper, however, declined to publish the story, claiming it could not be corroborated.
Tim Damm was arrested for spray-painting the words ‘rape’ and ‘shame’ on the Winnebago County Republican Headquarters after he was interviewed by Eyewitness News. [We are carrying this story, not so much for the content, but because it allows us to study the mentality of those who have been swept along by propaganda and fake news.]
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions requesting a criminal investigation of Jeff Catalan, who claimed that a female friend was sexually assaulted and later recanted his story. [Will an investigation for false statements discourage future spurious accusations?]