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August 22, 2019

Kavanaugh Friend Sues Huffington Post for Defamation

Gawkerize these motherfvckers.

A Gulfport professor and advocate is suing the national news website HuffPost alleging defamation involving a September 2018 story on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's days at Georgetown Prep school.

Derrick Evans’ lawsuit was filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Gulfport against HuffPost and its former journalist, Ashley Feinberg.

The lawsuit said HuffPost and Feinberg repeatedly defamed Evans and friend Douglas Kennedy to a nationwide audience on multiple occasions in September 2018 by falsely asserting that they helped arrange the purchase and delivery of cocaine at Georgetown Prep that resulted in the April 1984 death of David Kennedy, Douglas' brother and the son of the late U.S. attorney general and senator, Robert F. Kennedy.


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The lawsuit said in HuffPost's zeal to create a sensational article about Kavanaugh's years at Georgetown Prep and thereby drive traffic to its website, it fabricated the claim that Kennedy and Evans "helped score" the illegal narcotics that killed Douglas Kennedy’s older brother, David, in April 1984.

A leftwing clckbait/outrage site making up defamatory claims to get clicks?

I shan't believe it, said the Covington Kids. I simply shannot.


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posted by Ace of Spades at 06:41 PM

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