Published by Front Page Mag
written by Daniel Greenfield
We hear a lot about how the process of suppressing sexual abuse accusations works. But how do you generate sexual abuse accusations? That’s the big question mark. We’ve seen a flood of these accusations. We’re told that the #MeToo accusations evolved out of a grass roots hashtag movement. But certain journalists and outlets seem to get the scoop on them.
We saw how the accusation suppression process worked through Lisa Bloom, Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer. Now we can see how the process of generating abuse accusations worked with Lisa Bloom. Oh and Lisa Bloom is also Gloria Allred’s daughter.
A well-known women’s rights lawyer sought to arrange compensation from donors and tabloid media outlets for women who made or considered making sexual misconduct allegations against Donald Trump during the final months of the 2016 presidential race, according to documents and interviews.
California lawyer Lisa Bloom’s efforts included offering to sell alleged victims’ stories to TV outlets in return for a commission for herself, arranging a donor to pay off one Trump accuser’s mortgage and attempting to secure a six-figure payment for another woman who ultimately declined to come forward after being offered as much as $750,000, the clients told The Hill.
Bloom, who has assisted dozens of women in prominent harassment cases and also defended film executive Harvey Weinstein earlier this year, represented four women considering making accusations against Trump last year. Two went public, and two declined.
In a statement to The Hill, Bloom acknowledged she engaged in discussions to secure donations for women who made or considered making accusations against Trump before last year’s election.
“Donors reached out to my firm directly to help some of the women I represented,” said Bloom, whose clients have also included accusers of Bill Cosby and Bill O’Reilly.
So Bloom was working both ends of the street, suppressing and generating accusations. And I suspect that’s not unusual. We just tend to hear more about the latter than the former.
And when a potential client abruptly backed out of a pre-election news conference in which she was supposed to allege she was sexually assaulted at age 13, Bloom turned her attention to another woman.
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December 17, 2017
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