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Breitbart editor-in-chief: I attacked Roy Moore’s accusers even though I believed at least one of them

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After spending weeks publishing articles meant to discredit Roy Moore’s multiple accusers, Breitbart’s editor-in-chief admitted that he believed at least one of them.

As The Washington Post noted on Thursday, a tell-all-interview between CNN’s Oliver Darcy and Breitbart editor-in-chief Alex Marlow reveals the right-wing journalist’s personal thoughts on the messy Alabama Senate race.

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Though Marlow thought Corfman’s allegation that Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 14 were “not perfect,” he thought they had “a lot of credibility.”

The editor-in-chief also admitted that Breitbart pushed articles discrediting the accusers (including, as the Post noted, “non-scoops” about Corfman not having a phone in her bedroom and moving in with her father soon after meeting Moore) in part to undermine similar allegations against President Donald Trump.

“I think they want to create a standard where President Trump, either from past or future accusations, will not be able to match whatever standard is now in place for who can be a United States senator,” Marlow told CNN. “Based off not any sort of conviction or any sort of admission of guilt, but based off of purely allegations.”

 

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Here are 3 winners and 4 losers from the CNN/NYT Democratic presidential primary debate

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Twelve Democrats took to the stage Tuesday night for yet another debate in the party's 2020 president primary hosted by CNN and the New York Times.

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