We can’t imagine how Tara Reade is feeling right about now. The former congressional staffer lobbed a #MeToo bomb against Joe Biden this year, right at the height of the Believe All Women movement. What happened? She was almost completely ignored, except by conservatives and far-left supporters of Bernie Sanders, who wanted their candidate to win the primaries. Everyone from the feminists on social media to the Democratic Party to the mainstream media went out of their way to first ignore Reade and then discredit her. Serious columns were written with skeptical questions like, Wouldn’t she have been wearing pantyhose? This, from the same people who, only months earlier, were telling us that ANY skepticism of a woman’s claim was sexism, patriarchy, and rape culture.
Now Biden is the Democratic nominee, and Reade’s allegations against him have been all but forgotten. The Powers That Be have decided that she’s not credible. That she’s a Russian sympathizer. That she’s crazy. That she’s anything and everything she would have to be to allow them to sweep her damning accusations under the rug.
Now, to add insult to injury, the DNC has invited former President Bill Clinton to speak at the convention.
“The Democratic National Committee has made it clear to survivors that they enable and they uphold institutionalized rape culture by allowing Bill Clinton to be a main speaker,” Reade said in an interview with The New York Post. “He has a history of sexual misconduct.”
That’s putting it mildly.
“It is unconscionable that Bill Clinton is a main speaker, and this is coming from someone who voted for him. This is coming from a multi-generational Democrat,” she continued.
Reade said that Clinton is a sexual predator, based not only on what we know for certain about his history with women but also his connections to Jeffrey Epstein.
“This,” she told the Post, “is based on talking to two of the survivors and also the court documents that have now been released because of Ghislaine Maxwell.”
But…but Slick Willie insists that he never went to Epstein’s private island. He never rode on the Lolita Express. Never mind the multiple witnesses who say that they saw him on the island. Never mind his name on the flight registries. Never mind the strange portrait of Clinton that was hanging in Epstein’s apartment, portraying the former president in Monica’s infamous blue dress. Never mind all that; they barely knew each other.
#MeToo is dead. The Democrats have killed it with their relentless hypocrisy.