Slate: Unlike Liberals, Conservatives Ignore Morality to Defend Allies

NewsBusters | 7/12/2018 | Staff
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If you forget that Harvey Weinstein sexual harassed women, he’s actually a pretty decent guy, and if you ignore enough facts, you’ll believe liberals always put morals above politics … unlike those decadent conservatives.

Slate gave a shining example of this on June 11, when they posted an article by Jamelle Bouie concerning the charges brought against Jim Jordan. This time instead of simply attacking Jordan, Bouie attacked all conservatives, claiming that the support the Ohio representative has received is just part of a larger epidemic in the Republican Party.

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As Slate has done in the past, Bouie ignored the facts in support of Jordan and assumed guilt, claiming that “the preponderance of evidence against Jordan might have forced him from power in a different era,” but now under the reign of Donald Trump “Republicans and conservatives have doubled down in support ...l ending aid and cover to embattled allies.”

Citing the cases of Jordan, Roy Moore, and Eric Greitens, he lamented that “hyperpartisanship defines American life in the current era, and morality is an afterthought.” While Democrats have taken “an almost zero-tolerance approach to any accusations of sexual misconduct … Republicans have done the...
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