Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz was roasted on Friday after writing a column the day after the arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell.
The article, published by the right-wing website Spectator USA, was titled, "The Ghislaine Maxwell I know."
The Daily Beast characterized the column as "an impassioned defense of the British socialite that seemed to suggest he’s rooting for her."
Dershowitz was quickly roasted online, here's some of what people were saying:
Like to imagine Alan Dershowitz wrote this with little sweat droplets popping off of him like a looney tunes charac… https://t.co/JB8KR7EgOv— Chase Mitchell (@Chase Mitchell)1593808377.0
What did Ghislaine Maxwell ever do to deserve getting praised by Alan Dershowitz... Oh right, now I remember what s… https://t.co/E6E8V0R7Uk— Katie Halper (@Katie Halper)1593810068.0
People are angry about Alan Dershowitz defending Ghislaine Maxwell, but I'd like to remind them that these claims a… https://t.co/rYLvFJcGjV— Charlotte Clymer 🏳️🌈 (@Charlotte Clymer 🏳️🌈)1593814327.0
What an amazing feeling it must be to be an editor at some website or newspaper opinion section and see that email… https://t.co/58qMLKwxwB— David Roth (@David Roth)1593808587.0
Of course Alan Dershowitz, the man who represented #BenedictDonald, would be spending this July 4th weekend writing… https://t.co/RxYEqr4zcS— Mrs. Krassenstein (@Mrs. Krassenstein)1593813212.0
Between Donald Trump, Ghislaine Maxwell, and himself, Alan Dershowitz is really cornering the "making shameless exc… https://t.co/AnivsZ3l8j— Mrs. Betty Bowers (@Mrs. Betty Bowers)1593809713.0
Alan Dershowitz teaches law at Harvard in case you think lawyers have to be smart— Bucks Fizz Li'l 🎄listen to @onbeliefpod (@Bucks Fizz Li'l 🎄listen to @onbeliefpod)1593810565.0
If @AlanDersh keeps this up, people are going to start lying and saying they didn't go to Harvard.— Elie Honig (@Elie Honig)1593813827.0
We've been telling you forever that Alan Dershowitz is terrible. Glad the world has come around to it.— Wajahat "Wears a Mask Because of a Pandemic" Ali (@Wajahat "Wears a Mask Because of a Pandemic" Ali)1593813497.0
"It Is Unconstitutional For Anyone To Ask Ghislaine Maxwell About Barbados Around April-ish Of 2003" by Alan Dersho… https://t.co/F6tb207mub— Dennis DiClaudio (@Dennis DiClaudio)1593808406.0
Is this real?! Remember, the other person Alan Dershowitz keeps defending is trump. Probably a coincidence though. https://t.co/FMghb69vct— Adam Parkhomenko (@Adam Parkhomenko)1593809127.0
Just spent an hour jogging in 100 degree heat. Still not sweating as much as Alan Dershowitz is right now.— (((YousefMunayyer))) (@(((YousefMunayyer))))1593809388.0
thinking about Alan Dershowitz writing this lede and going "ah yes, this will finally dispel all those crazy conspi… https://t.co/YtZfhGkkCC— dream song 4 (@dream song 4)1593804908.0
Alan Dershowitz’s defense of sex creeps is so old Alan Dershowitz wouldn’t fuck it— Erin We're Screaming Merry Christmas Again Ryan (@Erin We're Screaming Merry Christmas Again Ryan)1593808905.0