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.

Watch:

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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