Chris Cuomo’s Poll On Kavanaugh Accusation Backfires


Amber Athey Podcast Columnist
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CNN’s Chris Cuomo posted a poll about the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday and didn’t seem thrilled with the results.

Cuomo asked his Twitter followers to decide who should get the benefit of the doubt amid the allegations — the accuser, Dr. Christine Ford, or Kavanaugh.

A majority of respondents — 54 percent — said that Kavanaugh should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.

29 percent said Ford should should be presumed to be telling the truth.

Cuomo tried to downplay the poll’s results, writing, “Just twitter. Not science. But this tells us something of what we value and how we think no?”

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