Skip to comments.Jane Mayer: Accuser Told Ronan Farrow She Wasn’t Sure of Story
Posted on 09/24/2018 12:47:07 PM PDT by Red Badger
Jane Mayer said on Monday that Deborah Ramirez, who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexually harassing her, told her New Yorker colleague Ronan Farrow that she couldnt be sure of the Supreme Court nominees guilt.
Confronted with a New York Times report indicating Ramirez expressed doubts about Kavanaughs guilt to former Yale classmates, Mayer said Ramirez shared those doubts before they published their bombshell report on Sunday.
To Ronan she said she wasnt absolutely certain, she needed to make certain before she was going to say anything publicly. She remembered the specifics, the graphic specifics, and she tried to remember for sure who that man was who was in her face, she told MSNBCs Joe Scarborough.With all due respect to the New York Times, which is the best paper in America, just because they couldnt get the story and speak to her or find the person that we found, who remembered it from back then, doesnt mean its not true.
Ramirez, who opted to come forward after learning Senate Democrats were independently investigating the incident, claims Kavanaugh drunkenly thrust his penis in her face during a dorm party at Yale when he was a freshman.
Kavanaugh has vigorously denied the charge and painted it as a politically motivated smear in the same vein as the allegation that he pinned down Christine Blasey Ford and tried to remove her clothing when they were in high-school.
There are no eyewitness accounts included in the story and several of Kavanaughs friends and roommates from his time at Yale, some of whom were said to have been in the room, released a statement denying that the assault ever took place.
Ford and Kavanaugh are scheduled to testify publicly before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday.
Seriously??? Mia raised all them Catholic?
And that's sufficient to declare guilt for Liberals today. Amazing.
My sense is that Ronan published this before he was finished vetting the story because rumors were circulating and Drudge posted it as breaking news. He knew the NY Times was on the case too and threw it out there unverified in order to protect his exclusive. Now, he has egg on his face and damaged his own reputation.
Yes. I know it for a fact. When Mia Farrow lived on the UWS of NYC, she was an active parishioner of Blessed Sacrament parish. All her children were baptised and she took them to Mass regularly. One Sunday shortly after the revelation of the Woody Allen/Soon Yi affair — before SY had left the household — Woody Allen, knowing where he could find all of them on a Sunday morning, showed up on the steps of Blessed Sacrament to argue with Mia Farrow as she and the children left Mass. Mia’s fellow parishioners heckled and booed Woody Allen.
Ramirez sure has a sour puss. Looks worse than most feminasi I see and I see a lot of them. Maybe she does not have any teeth. I bet she is glad that picture is plastered all over the world.
I had a lot of respect for Farrow’s courage and fact finding based on Weinstein. All gone. Now he is just another partisan leftist hack where facts and credibility don’t matter, with no journalistic standards to differentiate being used as a partisan toy and facts/logic. Farrow you just destroyed your brand forever.
Eventually ALL liberals have to pay their union dues.
Ronan is worthless now.
Fox and Friends this morning said she couldn’t name the penis until after lawyers had at her for 6 days.
I agree. Ronan gave up whatever credibility he had with this story. I think he ego got the best of him.
Then we must have a lineup!..................
This is true in most cases, but not all.
look at David Brock.
He wrote a meticulously researched and sourced book called The Real Anita Hill.
He now disavows everything he wrote back then, and is a big time anti republican who runs the Soros-funded Media Matters.
Brock has made out well, and the MSM uses Media Matters as a "credible source".
I dunno what will happen to Farrow, though.
"Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady -- but a newspaper can print a retraction."
-- Adlai Stevenson
Thanks Red Badger. No surprise that Ronan Farrow would smear Brett Kavanaugh, or anyone really -- he was raised on the smearing of Woody Allen, and much later was told, oh, Frank Sinatra is probably your real father. And we all know how Frank treated broads, but that's okay, Mia wanted that booty call anyway.
Wikipedia: Ronan Farrow
In 2009, Farrow joined the Obama administration as Special Adviser for Humanitarian and NGO Affairs in the Office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. He was part of a team of officials recruited by the diplomat Richard Holbrooke, for whom Farrow had previously worked as a speechwriter. For the next two years, Farrow was responsible for “overseeing the U.S. Government’s relationships with civil society and nongovernmental actors” in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
In 2011, Farrow was appointed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as her Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues and Director of the State Department’s Office of Global Youth Issues. The office’s creation was the outcome of a multi-year task-force appointed by Clinton to review the United States’ economic and social policies on youth, for which Farrow co-chaired the working group with senior United States Agency for International Development staff member David Barth beginning in 2010. Farrow’s appointment and the creation of the office were announced by Clinton as part of a refocusing on youth following the Arab Spring revolutions. Farrow was responsible for US youth policy and programming with an aim toward “empower[ing] young people as economic and civic actors.” Farrow concluded his term as Special Adviser in 2012, with his policies and programs continuing under his successor...
His partner is podcast host and former presidential speech writer Jon Lovett.
Wikipedia: Jon Lovett
Jon Lovett is an American screenwriter, speechwriter, television producer, and podcaster. After working as a speech and joke writer for President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, Lovett co-created the NBC White House sitcom 1600 Penn, and served as a writer and producer on the third season of HBO’s The Newsroom. He is a founder of Crooked Media and currently hosts the podcasts Pod Save America and Lovett or Leave It...
In 2004, Lovett volunteered for John Kerry’s presidential campaign. He was asked to write a statement for the candidate, and his work led to an offer of a writing internship. He then briefly worked in Jon Corzine’s Senate office.
He was hired in 2005 to assist Sarah Hurwitz as a speechwriter for then-Senator Hillary Clinton, and he continued to write speeches for her through her 2008 presidential campaign.
When Clinton lost the 2008 Democratic primary contest, Lovett won an anonymous contest to write speeches for President Barack Obama in the White House. Lovett wrote speeches in the Obama administration for three years, working closely with Jon Favreau and David Axelrod. Prominent speeches that he wrote include policy speeches on financial reform and don’t ask, don’t tell, as well as remarks at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner...
Stopped reading there, but I enjoyed the first couple of paragraphs.
Time to start suing for slander and libel.
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