The New York Times Apologizes for Offensive Tweet Calling Allegation Against Brett Kavanaugh 'Harmless Fun'
After revealing more details from a credible allegation of sexual misconduct by controversial Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, The New York Times found themselves needing to apologize for their social media promotion of the breaking story. The Times was promoting The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation by New York Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly.
On Sunday, the editorial division of the newspaper—The New York Times Opinion—under their account @nytopinion posted a tweet characterizing sexual misconduct as "harmless fun." The article the tweet promoted was an excerpt from the book focused on Deborah Ramirez's experiences with Kavanaugh at Yale.
Top House Democrat Says Impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh 'Is on the Table' After New Allegation Surfaces
Justice Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination to replace the late Justice Anthony Kennedy was thrown into uncertainty last year when Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford came forward with sexual assault allegations against him.
Democrats were ultimately unsuccessful in blocking Kavanaugh's confirmation and he now sits on the Supreme Court.
Brett Kavanaugh Just Sided With the Supreme Court's Four Liberal Justices to Hand Apple a Potentially Major Defeat
Some Apple users are pursuing an antitrust lawsuit against the company for its 30% commission on apps featured in the online App Store.
In Apple v. Pepper, Apple argued that only app developers had the right to sue the company—since the commission comes from developer profits. However, consumers argued that the commission is passed on to them in the form of higher app prices.
Former Republican Governor's #DenimDay Post in Support of Sexual Assault Survivors Backfired Big Time for Exactly the Reason You Think
Scott Walker, Wisconsin's former Republican Governor, tweeted a picture of himself wearing jeans on Wednesday in solidarity with Denim Day, an international campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault.
"In support of sexual assault victims, I’m wearing jeans on
#DenimDay," Walker wrote.
Back in August of this year President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani appeared on NBC's Meet the Press. In an interview with Chuck Todd, things went a bit sideways. The two men were discussing if Trump should speak to Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
The Supreme Court Just Sided With Planned Parenthood in a Case Attempting to Strip Its Funding, and the Decisive Justice May Surprise You
The United States Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a case to block funding for Planned Parenthood, upholding previous rulings from two lower courts.
In 2014, Planned Parenthood sued the Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion group that produced fake videos of supposed Planned Parenthood officials talking about selling fetal body parts.
Dr. Christine Blasey Ford Just Updated Supporters of Her GoFundMe Page to Announce Where the Extra Money They Raised Will Go, and People Are Cheering
Dr. Christine Blasey Ford was a professor of psychology at Palo Alto University living a fairly normal life with her family. Then on September 19, 2018, her world changed drastically.
Dr. Blasey Ford's name hit the media as the previously unnamed accuser of Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court seat vacated by Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement.