Democrat Virginia lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax is comparing his own case — in which two women accuse him of sexual assault over a period of approximately four years — to a modern-day lynching.
The Associated Press picks up Fairfax’s quote: “I’ve heard much about anti-lynching on the floor of this very Senate, where people were not given any due process whatsoever, and we rue that. And we talk about hundreds, at least 100 terror lynchings that have happened in the Commonwealth of Virginia under those very same auspices. And yet we stand here in a rush to judgment with nothing but accusations and no facts and we decide that we are willing to do the same thing.”
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