Slate’s Jamelle Bouie wasn’t impressed with Sen. John Cornyn’s defense of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, which included a reference to Harper Lee’s classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

Somehow, Kirsten Powers took Cornyn’s analogy to mean that the entire Republican party can only come up with one fictional incident of a false sexual assault allegation.

First, that was one statement from Cornyn, not the GOP. And second, false rape accusations are probably a lot more common than Powers wants to admit.

“Mattress Girl” … you mean the discredited “rape survivor”-slash-performance-artist whom Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand invited to one of Barack Obama’s State of the Union speeches?

Chad Felix Greene let Powers have it:

Is that enough or should we go on?


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