Accused: Dershowitz and the politics of polarization

Accused: Dershowitz and the politics of polarization
Alan Dershowitz (Image: ABC News video screen grab)

[Ed. – He fails the liberal ‘purity’ test.]

Alan Dershowitz is a lifelong liberal who upholds and applies the same standards for everyone without regard to political affiliation and belief. Because of that, he is now on the receiving end of vicious attacks from fellow liberals.

The latest tempest began when Dershowitz denounced attacks against President Donald Trump.

He defended neither the man nor his politics, but blasted the unfairness of the attacks. He made clear had Hillary Clinton been elected, and attacked by the right for similar charges he would have defended her with the same ferocity.

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Throughout the first year of Trump’s administration, Dershowitz defended the president against unfair and overblown allegations. …

… Dershowitz was excoriated on the international stage after he published a letter in The Jerusalem Post defending Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in an ongoing investigation launched against him by his critics.

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