Political Editors / Sep. 18, 2018

When You've Lost the San Francisco Chronicle...

The Leftmedia rag rebukes Dianne Feinstein for her despicable play on Kavanaugh.

As the media circus surrounding Brett Kavanaugh continues, remember two things: For the mainstream media, the 24/7 churn is all about advertising dollars. For Democrats, this fight is all about duping women voters, regardless of the dubious merits of the allegations against Kavanaugh.

That said, we turn to the editorial board of a Leftmedia bastion — the San Francisco Chronicle — for a rebuke of California Democrat Dianne Feinstein’s despicably dirty play of a #MeToo dog whistle:

Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s treatment of a more than 3-decade-old sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was unfair all around. It was unfair to Kavanaugh, unfair to his accuser and unfair to Feinstein’s colleagues — Democrats and Republicans alike — on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Feinstein, a California Democrat, took the worst possible course by waiting until almost a week after Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing was completed to ominously announce that she had turned over “information from an individual” about Kavanaugh to the FBI, and adding that she would be honoring the woman’s “strongly requested” confidentiality.

Feinstein has been around Washington long enough to know that her opaque statement guaranteed that the contents of the letter, sent by a Stanford law professor on behalf of the accuser, would be pursued and publicized in short order. And they were. …

In concealing the accusation she had received in July, according to reports, Feinstein did a disservice to her Judiciary Committee colleagues, who might have wanted to determine if corroborating accounts were available, or at least question Kavanaugh about the accusation in a closed session.

Instead, Feinstein’s colleagues were left in the dark.

Sometimes the most effective rebuttal is to use the Left’s own words to expose an awful leftist scheme. However, we also must note, the Chronicle editorial is just as hard on Republicans for supposedly “obstructing” Democrats’ earnest vetting efforts because of their own “rush toward a confirmation vote.” The editors are, after all, in Nancy Pelosi’s backyard. And the editorial isn’t hard enough on Feinstein for what wasn’t just the “worst possible course,” but rather a well-orchestrated obstructionist strategy formulated in June.

More hearings are scheduled for Monday, in which we’ll all hear from both the accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, and Kavanaugh himself.

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