‘Tsunami Of Lies’ — James Woods, Others Invoke Clarence Thomas To Make Sense Of Kavanaugh Allegation

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As soon as rumors began of the anonymous, decades-old allegation of sexual misconduct against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, many couldn’t help but recall a similar situation involving a conservative judge appointed by a Republican president 27 years ago.

Some conservatives say the allegations are simply a Hail Mary attempt to derail Kavanaugh’s confirmation, similar to what happened to Justice Clarence Thomas.

“This attack was the beginning of the tsunami of lies that continues to target due process of the law to this day,” tweeted conservative actor James Woods. “Fortunately it failed then with #JusticeThomas and it will fail again with soon-to-be #JusticeKavanaugh.” (RELATED: Anita Hill Speaks Out On Kavanaugh Allegations)

Erick Erickson called the move “their Anita Hill stunt.”

Some commentators nixed the comparisons on the basis that Hill’s allegations were even more credible than the ones against Kavanaugh.

Liberals, on the other hand, drew different comparisons:

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