In what amounted to a forgone conclusion, a New York jury of 9 Trump-haters found for what's her name, and, in a slight plot twist, decided that she lied when she accused Donald Trump of rape in the 80s (no date, not even a year, known because she, a professional writer, didn't bother to write it down), but told the truth when she accused him of unwanted touching, and libeled her by denying it in public. Yeah, it's pretty hard to wrap your head around, but they can do it in New York. Via the Wombat's In The Mailbox: 05.09.23, EBL catches the drift of it with the title, So Trump did not rape weirdo Jean Carroll, but he owes her millions of dollars for saying he did not rape her? Also via the Wombat, Eddie Scarry at Da Fed says E. Jean Carroll’s Original Claims About Trump Were Absurd, But That Didn’t Stop The Media From Amplifying Them. Cutie Pavlich at Town Hall, BREAKING: Jury Reaches a Verdict in Trump Rape Case. ABC, NBC cited at Hat Hair, BREAKING: Jury finds Trump liable for sexual battery on Carroll; UPDATE: $5M. Capt. Ed, "Yikes. That’s a massive loss, not just on the award but also on the politics around it. It’s worth noting that the jury rejected the rape allegation while concluding that Trump committed sexual battery, an assault of lesser degree than rape, plus also found him liable for defamation. Expect this to be appealed, but the verdict is going to do some damage." And that was the point. Hat Hair's John Sexton elaborates, Jury finds Trump liable for sexual abuse (but not rape) of E. Jean Carroll, awards her $5 million. At Red State, BREAKING: Federal Jury Issues Verdict in Trump Rape and Defamation Case. Althouse, "A Manhattan jury on Tuesday found former President Donald J. Trump liable for the sexual abuse of the magazine writer E. Jean Carroll..." "The NYT reports. The jury has found that Carroll did not prove Trump raped her, but they did determine that he had sexually abused her. The jurors also found that Trump had defamed Carroll when he called her accusations false. They awarded her $5 million damages...." Sundance at CTH, New York Jury Finds Trump Not Guilty of Rape, But Guilty of Defaming His Accuser by Denying It. At TNP, Anal, Porn, & Trump and Brad Pitt Fantasies: E. Jean Carroll’s Facebook History is Truly Bizarre. "“Would you have sex with Donald Trump for $17,000?” she asked her followers, before going on to suggest that in her fantasy scenario, Trump may not be able to speak." At Da Fed, Margot Cleveland reports Defense Attorneys Allege Massive Misconduct In Georgia’s Crumbling Get-Trump Crusade.
Catching up on Tucker Carlson's saga, PJM's VodkaPundit sees Tucker Laugh While the Bloodbath Continues at Fox News. Ace, Fox News' Demo Ratings In Tucker's Old Slot? 90,000, "That's horrific." Herr Professor Jacobsen at LI on the Latest Tucker Leak: “If you’ve got pronouns in your Twitter bio, you shouldn’t work here because we can’t trust you because you’re on the other side” "Fox-haters at Media Matters once again inadvertantly make Tucker look even better. Tucker: Liberals “they see this as war and we’re the main force on the other side”" 'Bonchie' at Red State adds Latest Leaked Video of Tucker Carlson Shows He Was Right All Along. From Breitbart, Brett Favre Calls for Boycott of Fox News: ‘I’m with Tucker.’ As always Anxious is anxious, first, Tucker Carlson accuses Fox of fraud, contract breach and then Tucker Carlson ready to torch Fox News. Then, from the Wombat's In The Mailbox: 05.09.23 at Twitchy, Tucker Carlson’s Bringing His Show Back…To Twitter! and The Geller Reports Tucker is Back! Althouse, Tucker Carlson says he's back. Sundance, Tucker Carlson Announces Venture with Elon Musk’s Twitter Broadcasting