Hannity: We Are Witnessing ‘One of the Ugliest Smear Campaigns in History’


On Wednesday night, Sean Hannity gave a fiery defense of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

During his lengthy monologue, Hannity invoked the confirmation of Justice Clarance Thomas, saying that the “circus” is back and listed several examples of “the left” using such tactics to make false allegations from the Duke lacrosse team, Ferguson, and even mentioning Harry Reid’s lie about Mitt Romney not paying his taxes as well as the “dirty dossier” from Christopher Steele.

“As you can see, the left’s attempt to destroy left’s attempt to destroy the lives of people with baseless claims, it is a clear, obvious and now predictable pattern,” Hannity told his audience. “These are real people unfortunately. These are real lives, when you say that someone is a racist, a sexist, a homophobe, a gang rapist- real families! Democrats, using all of them. Pawns in a political game, no due process and no perception of innocence. How would you feel if it was you, America comes tonight?”

Then the Fox News host really went after Democrats.

“This is the modern Democratic Party. They have now defined of themselves as a party of slander, smear, character assassination, a party of besmirchment,” Hannity declared. “This is clearly who they are because I can’t find a Democrat now saying they believe in the presumption of innocence. This now defines them. They only want power for themselves… This is why every fair-minded American has a right to be skeptical tonight. What you are witnessing is one of the ugliest smear campaigns in history. If America doesn’t get this right, there will be no good people in this country that ever want to serve their country for decades to come. Why would they? They’re not doing it for the money. Democrats are now the party of no due process. They’re the party of no presumption of innocence. They’re not the party that believes in the Constitution. As one Democrat said, ‘presumption of innocence?’ I haven’t heard them. And you want to know why? Because they all seem to believe when politics are in play, when power is in play, that’s what matters. All of this, I hope you remember in 41 days.”

Watch the clip above, via Fox News.

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