NYT tries to answer questions on Kavanaugh report debacle, raises more questions

NYT tries to answer questions on Kavanaugh report debacle, raises more questions

[Ed. – The Times is following Obama’s advice, is trying to dig its way out of a hole.]

The New York Times is getting hammered from both the Right and the Left over its decision to publish yet another unsubstantiated accusation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in its Sunday Review section that initially excluded significant information undermining the claim, while also posting a now infamous tweet it quickly deleted. Amid the mounting questions over the Times’ handling of the story and the tweet, one of the editors of the paper attempted to provide some answers, but ended up only raising more questions.

In an article adapted from their new book on Kavanaugh, two New York Times journalists, Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly, include a previously unreported claim by Max Stier, a Yale classmate of both Kavanaugh and Deborah Ramirez, the woman who famously made the second unproven claim against Kavanaugh during his confirmation process that he once thrust his exposed penis at her during a party.

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