Trump decries lack of ‘due process’ for men accused of sexual harassment, abuse

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'President Trump on Saturday appeared to side with men accused of domestic abuse or sexual misconduct, following a week of turmoil surrounding allegations of spousal abuse against two male aides that brought the national #MeToo movement inside the White House.

In a tweet, Trump questioned whether “due process” is being given to those accused of wrongdoing and expressed sympathy for their damaged careers and sullied reputations.

“Peoples lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation,” Trump tweeted Saturday morning. “Some are true and some are false. Some are old and some are new. There is no recovery for someone falsely accused — life and career are gone. Is there no such thing any longer as Due Process?”
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Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.), a leader in the effort to combat sexual harassment in Congress, said her stomach turned when she saw Trump’s tweet Saturday morning.

"The new mantra is ‘We believe the women,’ and he is frozen in ‘I believe the men,’ ” Speier said in an interview. “He’s beyond rehabilitation in my view.”'

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Yes, the new mantra is...

... "believe the women" and for that reason, the burden of proof being on the accuser is vacated.

New mantras mean it's OK to vacate modern western legal standards.

Just how did this icon of American values become a representative in the House?

Oh yeah, she was elected. Oy.

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Trump's got a point

Due process is being destroyed.

At the very least, there should be a statute of limitations on these accusations.

Some go back years and years--and yet the man can still lose everything today. Without a trial, without any convincing evidence.

Today, it's worse to be a man than to be a communist in the McCarthy era. At least Joe held a few hearings. The accused today don't even get a show trial.

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Battle cry

"The new mantra is ‘We believe the women,’ and he is frozen in ‘I believe the men,’ ” Speier said in an interview. “He’s beyond rehabilitation in my view.”'

This isn't an opinion. Its a battle cry, dehumanising and demonising an enemy, so they can be treated without regard for basic human rights or protection under law.
This is war propaganda.

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Nailed it

"Its a battle cry, dehumanising and demonising an enemy, so they can be treated without regard for basic human rights or protection under law."

That's what feminists have been doing for as long as I can remember.

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