Watch: Bernie Sanders fakes phone call to ignore question about Fairfax #MeToo accuser

· February 5, 2019  
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The silence from Democrats on whether they believe Virginia Democrat Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax’s sexual assault accuser has been unreal, but Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., just took it to another level.

Sanders took a fake phone call to ignore a question from Daily Caller reporter Henry Rodgers about whether he believes Fairfax’s accuser.


How do we know the phone call is fake? Pause the video around 13 seconds, and you can see his phone is open to the page of a contact, but is not taking a call. Nice.

Fairfax has forcefully denied the allegations from a woman named Vanessa Tyson, who claims Fairfax assaulted her at the 2004 DNC convention.

Last September, Sanders was quick to call for a “full investigation” into the accusations from Christine Blasey Ford against Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The rules must be different when Democrats are accused.

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Author: Chris Pandolfo

Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.

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