And there it is. . .

Today’s Washington Post has an article up titled, “In whiplash moment, Democrats are now backing away from Kavanaugh allegations”:

This is amazing. How great is it that thanks to the New York Times, Dems can no longer talk about Justice Kavanaugh?

Excerpts from the Post:

Sen. Chuck Schumer:

Schumer never mentioned the latest Kavanaugh imbroglio in Tuesday’s opening comments and appeared exhausted when the topic came up as the very first question.

“Look, I’ve said this before, very simply. I never thought Kavanaugh should be on the bench, and I still don’t today,” he told reporters.

In Senate floor speeches Monday and Tuesday, Schumer covered the waterfront of pending issues: President Trump’s ongoing demands for more money to build a barrier at the border, the overall government funding deadline of Sept. 30, potential gun-control legislation and even a federal regulatory review of Chinese telecom firms.

No Kavanaugh.

Sen. Dick Durbin:

Some Democrats acknowledged that the ground had completely shifted. The Post’s Seung Min Kim asked Sen. Richard J. Durbin (Ill.), the No. 2 Democrat in leadership, if Republicans were enjoying this story.

“Well, they are,” he said.

And this is directed at the Dem senators running for president no doubt:

Durbin lamented that so many jump to impeachment, whether of Trump or other administration officials. It is virtually impossible to get to a two-thirds majority for a conviction in the Senate — which means any impeachment would divert the Democratic-led House’s energy from kitchen-table issues.

“You know, it’s become a knee-jerk reaction among many Democrats that if you’re unhappy with President Trump or some of his appointments, impeachment is a recourse. It’s rare in American history,” the Democratic whip said.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi:

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), asked whether the House needed to look into the new allegation against Kavanaugh, said “no.”

It’s almost as if two reporters digging into Justice Kavanaugh’s background and finding not a single incident in the past 36 years changed the narrative by accident, or something: