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#MeToo Leader Accused of Paying Off Her Own Accuser Points to Deceased Boyfriend to Defend Herself. It’s Bad.

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Asia Argento, one of the first accusers of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was hit with her own allegations this week, for allegedly paying off her former child co-star Jimmy Bennett, who claims they had a sexual encounter when he was 17 and she was 37.

Bennett, who once played her son in a movie, said the actress gave him over $300,000 to keep quiet about the encounter, for which he says there is photographic evidence.

The details were released in a New York Times expose which ran Monday.

Argento came out with a statement in response to the allegations on Tuesday, which was shared via Twitter by journalist Yashar Ali:

While claiming she paid Bennett off to keep quiet about a threat of blackmail, she pointed to her late boyfriend Anthony Bourdain, who took his own life earlier this year, claiming it was his idea to pay Bennett off.

This was a claim that many felt to be in very poor taste, as Bourdain cannot tell us his side of the story.

Many also suggested that, if Argento and Bennett never engaged in sexual intercourse, why did Bourdain and Argento agree to pay him off? $300,000 is no small sum, even for wealthy celebrities like Bourdain and Argento.

At the end of the day, the creed of the #MeToo movement, as well as opponents of sexual abuse and assault for decades, has been to “believe all victims.”

Ought we to do that now, or do we suddenly realize that when accusations are made, it’s important to wait until all the facts are on the table?

I don’t know if Argento or Bennett is telling the truth, but perhaps it’s time we stop judging a matter before all the facts are known.

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Fox News Employees Resign Over Tucker Carlson’s Latest Jan 6 Series

The pair were incensed at Carlson’s claims.

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Tucker Carlson is no stranger to controversy, having helmed one of the most popular television shows in the mainstream media, but his latest look at the events of January 6th appears to have irked some at Fox News.

Carlson’s “Patriot Purge” series examines the pervasive theory that the event itself was a “false flag” attack, carried out by the enemies of American conservatism, in an effort to vilify those who identify as right-of-center.

The premise did not sit well with at least two of Fox News’ longtime employees.

Fox News contributors Jonah Goldberg and Stephen Hayes have resigned following the release of Tucker Carlson’s documentary on the January 6 Capitol insurrection, “Patriot Purge,” citing concerns about the documentary’s potential to incite violence and the cable news outlet’s direction of coverage in the post-Trump era, The New York Times reported.

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Goldberg and Hayes joined Fox News as contributors in early 2009 while also working for conservative political magazines. In 2019, they worked together to found The Dispatch, a conservative online publication with nearly 30,000 paying subscribers, according to The New York Times.

The pair believed that Carlson’s docu-series was inherently “dangerous”.

“This is not happening. And we think it’s dangerous to pretend it is. If a person with such a platform shares such misinformation loud enough and long enough, there are Americans who will believe — and act upon — it,” Goldberg and Hayes said in a statement. “This isn’t theoretical. This is what actually happened on January 6, 2021.”

The news comes just days after another Fox News personality, legendary journalist Geraldo Rivera, spoke out about the content of “Patriot Purge”, stating bluntly that he found the allegations of a false flag attack to be “bulls***”.

Tucker Carlson is no stranger to controversy, having helmed one of the most popular television shows in the mainstream media, but his latest look at the events of January 6th appears to have irked some at Fox News. Carlson’s “Patriot Purge” series examines the pervasive theory that the event itself was a “false flag” attack, carried out by the enemies of American conservatism, in an effort to vilify those who identify as right-of-center. The premise did not sit well with at least two of Fox News’ longtime employees. Fox News contributors Jonah Goldberg and Stephen Hayes have resigned following the release of Tucker Carlson’s documentary on the January 6 Capitol insurrection, “Patriot Purge,” citing concerns about the documentary’s potential to incite violence and the cable news outlet’s direction of coverage in the post-Trump era, The New York Times reported. Goldberg and Hayes joined Fox News as contributors in early 2009 while also working for conservative political magazines. In 2019, they worked together to found The Dispatch, a conservative online publication with nearly 30,000 paying subscribers, according to The New York Times. The pair believed that Carlson’s docu-series was inherently “dangerous”. “This is not happening. And we think it’s dangerous to pretend it is. If a person with such a platform shares such misinformation loud enough and long enough, there are Americans who will believe — and act upon — it,” Goldberg and Hayes said in a statement. “This isn’t theoretical. This is what actually happened on January 6, 2021.” The news comes just days after another Fox News personality, legendary journalist Geraldo Rivera, spoke out about the content of “Patriot Purge”, stating bluntly that he found the allegations of a false flag attack to be “bulls***”.

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2021’s Most Sought After Conservative Gift: Joe in the Box

This hilarious gift is exclusive to Patriot Depot and the Flag and Cross store and only in extremely limited quantities. 

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With the Christmas holiday fast approaching, Americans are making their lists and checking them twice, hoping to find the perfect gift for their friends, family, and loved ones.

And, with politics no longer taking a back seat in our popular culture, there will be plenty of Beltway-themed gifts placed under the tree in 2021, from the ever-popular “Build the Wall” play sets, to just about any piece of “Let’s Go Brandon” merchandise you can think of.

But perhaps the most sought-after gift for the politically-minded person of your list has now arrived:  The “Joe in a Box” from Flag and Cross.

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Pop goes the WEASEL! Yes, we said it.

Your liberal friends’ mind’s will explode when they see this gift of the year, and we can’t say “sorry!”

Because who can resist the hilarity that will ensue when this White Elephant gift of the century appears at parties and living rooms nationwide. Oh look, it’s harmless sleepy Joe…dah-dah-dah-dahhhhdah…. and out pops the crazy, cackling, communist grimace of the person we all think is really in charge!

That’s right…there’s quite a surprise once you’ve fully cranked the handle on the Joe in the Box:

That’s right!  It’s “Border Czar” and possible “Shadow President” Kamala Harris!

This hilarious gift is exclusive to Patriot Depot and the Flag and Cross store and only in extremely limited quantities.  Click here to purchase!

With the Christmas holiday fast approaching, Americans are making their lists and checking them twice, hoping to find the perfect gift for their friends, family, and loved ones. And, with politics no longer taking a back seat in our popular culture, there will be plenty of Beltway-themed gifts placed under the tree in 2021, from the ever-popular “Build the Wall” play sets, to just about any piece of “Let’s Go Brandon” merchandise you can think of. But perhaps the most sought-after gift for the politically-minded person of your list has now arrived:  The “Joe in a Box” from Flag and Cross. From the website: Pop goes the WEASEL! Yes, we said it. Your liberal friends’ mind’s will explode when they see this gift of the year, and we can’t say “sorry!” Because who can resist the hilarity that will ensue when this White Elephant gift of the century appears at parties and living rooms nationwide. Oh look, it’s harmless sleepy Joe…dah-dah-dah-dahhhhdah…. and out pops the crazy, cackling, communist grimace of the person we all think is really in charge! That’s right…there’s quite a surprise once you’ve fully cranked the handle on the Joe in the Box: That’s right!  It’s “Border Czar” and possible “Shadow President” Kamala Harris! This hilarious gift is exclusive to Patriot Depot and the Flag and Cross store and only in extremely limited quantities.  Click here to purchase!

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