Subject: CNN's Cuomo: "If True" "Bothers Me," "Their Accusation Is Proof, Right?"
Friday morning, the networks and cable news were rightly aghast at
the allegations that were published yesterday afternoon against
Alabama Republican senatorial candidate Roy Moore, that he had
molested a 14-year-old girl decades ago. Though Moore fervently
denied this claim, the media seized upon the story without a hint of
reservation, automatically condemning anyone on the right who took
the charge seriously but still urged caution until more is known.
For taking that stance, conservative CNN commentator Alice Stewart
was attacked by New Day anchor Chris Cuomo, who roundly accused her
of essentially blaming the victim and being political, on Friday's