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Response to UTUSN (Reply #14)

Wed Feb 6, 2019, 02:23 AM

35. But we don't have any more reason to think that Fairfax was capable of this

than we would have had to think, in 2004 before most of the country knew Obama, that he would have been capable of it.

Effie's asking you to go back and remember a young Obama, the Obama we didn't know yet, and think about what would have happened if someone had made this kind of accusation against him.

Because right now, I haven't heard any evidence that would support this kind of behavior on Fairfax's part, either. The WA Post supposedly dug into his past and couldn't find any women with similar stories.

So this doesn't appear to be a Kavanaugh style situation. But an untrue allegation like this (assuming it's untrue) could have happened to Obama, if he had come along after the Metoo movement. And then what? Would Obama's career have been over? Simply because one woman made an unsupported allegation against him?

Right now, this is still early in the process. Evidence could still come out, but it hasn't so far, that I know.

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