Keyser refused to lie for her old friend.
Keyser, just like every single other “witness” Blasey-Ford named, has no memory of the alleged rape attempt (that never happened) or even the 1982 house party (that never happened).
What’s more, Keyser says she has never met Kavanaugh.
So the woman Blasey-Ford named as a witness says no such thing happened.
That was something Brown and the
Post were desperate the public never discover.
So now the proven liar Emma Brown is at it again attacking new Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett with a massive 2,500-word hit job (I don’t link fake news) determined to make Barrett look and sound like she’s some sort of Manchurian Candidate for a gang of religious fanatics desperate to oppress women.
On its face, the article is absurd inasmuch as Barrett is, ahem, a career woman, a highly-accomplished career woman on the verge of reaching the apex of her profession.
If this People of Praise organization is all about keeping women barefoot and pregnant, they kinda suck at it.
Brown reports that “Barrett lived with the Ranaghans when she was a Notre Dame law student, according to a person who knew her at the time.”
The Ranaghans are Kevin and Dorothy Ranaghan, co-founders of the People of Praise.
The fact Barrett was living with such “scary people” is supposed to scare us, but…
Why would the co-founders of a religious group dedicated to oppressing women let Barrett live with them and go to law school?
Brown has no answer for that.
There’s all kinds of buried nuggets in this hit-piece that blow up the hit-piece. You just have to look for them.
For starters, People of Praise is not a Catholic organization. All Christian faiths are welcome, so there goes the wacko-Catholic line of attack.
The organization also sounds like one that welcomes people who view their faith in a number of different ways. For example, Barrett decided to become a career woman.
Post kinda wants us to forget that by cherry-picking things others associated with People of Praise believe:
The summer 2015 issue of People of Praise’s magazine, Vine & Branches, featured an article titled “Holiness in Marriage,” which it said was based on a talk given to women in the community in the 1980s by Jeanne DeCelles, wife of co-founder Paul DeCelles.
“Make it a joy for him to head you,” Jeanne DeCelles said, according to the article. “It is important for you to verbalize your commitment to submission. . . . Tell him what you think about things, make your input, but let him make the decisions, and support them once they are made.”
So what? Those are her personal religious beliefs.
The following one is even more desperate:
[Dorothy Ranaghan] lamented the impact of modern feminism in a 1991 essay that said “the basic differences between men and women should be respected and given cultural expression” and promoted the traditional roles of husbands as decision-makers and wives as homemakers, even as women pursue professional ambitions.
“The wife for her part is called to submit to her husband, not as a slave, but as a companion,” Ranaghan wrote, while stressing that there was “no room here for domination, oppression or of thinking of her as less than a full and free human person.”
What’s wrong with that?
Fifty years this organization has been out there and this is the best the bigots could come up with?
Barrett’s husband is a People of Praise member. Does anyone think he’s keeping his old lady oppressed and in the kitchen?
There is no allegation of law-breaking in the
There is no allegation of any kind of wrongdoing in the
There is no one complaining about the organization, or claiming to feel ill-used or misguided by People of Praise.
This is nothing more than a smear on people’s personal and religious beliefs.
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