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“Some women are credible, some women aren’t. Some men are believable, some men aren’t. That’s the world we live in, that’s the truth.” – David Katz, Criminal Defense Attorney
This morning, Trump told members of the media “it’s a very scary time for young men in America,” citing the country was in an era of decline in which being accused of a crime equated to being guilty no matter how flawless a person’s track record.
“You could be perfect your entire life and somebody could accuse you of something. It doesn’t necessarily have to be a woman, but somebody could accuse you of something and you are automatically guilty,” he said, failing to offer any words of comfort to legitimate victims in his remarks.
The president’s sentiment mirrored the views expressed by his son, Donald Trump Jr., in a DailyMailTV interview following the testimonies of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford.
“I’ve got boys, and I’ve got girls. And when I see what’s going on right now, it’s scary,” said the father of five. When pressed to elaborate on whose well being he was more concerned for he replied, “I mean right now. I’d say my sons.”
In turn, host Chip Franklin and his co-host, Nikki Medoro, dedicated a segment to diving into the growing argument that males have been endangered by the evolving #MeToo movement with criminal defense attorney David Katz.
Medoro thinks the reason men in particular are denying the validity of #MeToo is that it forces them to take a look at themselves and admit their conduct toward women has been less than ideal in the past.
“If we are saying that groping a woman from behind when she hasn’t asked for is basically assaulting a woman if she doesn’t want it, then they have assaulted a woman, and that is a hard truth for a lot of men to understand,” she explained.
Katz, who has seen “bad charges” firsthand during the course of his career, agreed with her commentary, but cautioned against a black-and-white perspective.
“Some women are credible, some women aren’t. Some men are believable, some men aren’t. That’s the world we live in, that’s the truth,” he stated.
Listen below to hear Medoro, Katz and Franklin’s full discussion!