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Tue Feb 5, 2019, 08:46 PM

What if Barack Obama had been accused of rape? [View all]

What if, in 2007, a well-respected professional woman said that Barack Obama had raped her in his apartment in 1992 when he was attending Harvard Law School? She hadn't mentioned it to anyone at the time and there were no witnesses or other evidence to corroborate her claim. Sen. Obama said he knew the woman and that they'd had consensual sex but denied there was an assault.

Should Obama have been presumed to be a rapist based on this allegation?

Should he he have been forced out of the presidential race?

Would the fact that he had an impeccable reputation with no history of ever abusing or assaulting women matter? What about the fact that there was absolutely no evidence that he had committed the act other than the woman's claim that he had?

Is there any reason that he should or should not have been given any benefit of the doubt?

And is there anything he could have done at the time to prove that he was not a rapist once the allegation went public?

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