A CNN anchor not check lawyer Yodit Tewolde, when they compared the disgraced comedian Bill Cosby Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
The left bid to demonize Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh hit a new low Tuesday when a CNN guest, in comparison with the federal court to Bill Cosby, just as the disgraced comic would be sentenced to prison time for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.
The response by Texas prosecutor-turned-lawyer Yodit Tewolde went unchecked by the network anchor. Tewolde said she found it “disturbing” that social media users can cheer Cosby’s downfall, while the defense Kavanaugh of allegations that he sexually assaulted a girl at a high school party during the 1980s.
“Someone that the defense of Kavanaugh could not, in the same breath now applaud this judgment that the court has spoken in the same breath,” Tewolde said. “It’s just not a good idea.”
After a beat of silence, CNN host Brooke Baldwin asked a different analyst, lawyer Mark Geragos, a question about the Cosby’s sentencing.
While cable-news with making eccentric comments on a regular basis, viewers quickly took Baldwin to task on social media to keep silent.
CNN guest compares Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction Brett Kavanaugh without any challenge from anchor Brooke Baldwin: “Someone who is the defending Kavanaugh could not, in the same breath now applaud this [conviction of Cosby] … it’s just not a good idea.”
— Joe Concha (@JoeConchaTV) September 25, 2018
TWO CNN guests just in comparison with Bill Cosby Brett Kavanaugh…..what show is Brooke Baldwin is running here?
— Curtis Houck (@CurtisHouck) September 25, 2018
CNN Guest just compared Cosby to Kavanaugh:
“A decisive moment when you someone if Cosby goes to prison and someone like Kavanaugh will go to the highest court in the land. Everyone defending Kavanaugh could not shout.”
CNN Host remains silent.
This is a new low. pic.twitter.com/cqbv1dA1Q8
— Benny (@bennyjohnson) September 25, 2018
CNN guest compares convicted serial rapist Bill Cosby, who is confronted with an actual trial and was found guilty, Brett Kavanaugh, who faces uncorroborated allegations of high school.@BrookeBCNN not to say a word.
What is this?pic.twitter.com/wQInbCCkAH
— Jason Howerton (@jason_howerton) September 25, 2018
What. The. Heck.
Cosby = tried and convicted with proof beyond a reasonable doubt.
Kavanaugh = not even the witnesses who are offered by the accusers can put him at the scene of the alleged crimes. https://t.co/M0ZUo5E79I
— David French (@DavidAFrench) September 25, 2018
Kavanaugh is set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday about accusations brought by Christine Blasey Ford, a professor and former school friend, who is also scheduled to appear. Ford claims that a drunk Kavanaugh caught her under him on a bed at a high school house party and tried to take off her clothes before she escaped, an accusation that Kavanaugh has repeatedly and vehemently denied.
Cosby was sentenced to between three and 10 years in prison for the drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004. More than 60 women accused him of similar actions in the past 50 years.
According to her LinkedIn page, Tewolde spent two years and nine months as an assistant district attorney in Dallas County, Texas, before they are in a private practice. She describes herself as a “nationally known criminal defense lawyer and legal analyst.”
Tewolde defended her remarks on social media, at one point tweeting bluntly, “I have said what I said.”
Bill Cosby is set to serve from 3 to 10 years in prison, but when he’s released he’s expected to be nominated to the Supreme Court.
— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) on September 25, 2018
Comedian-turned-activist Chelsea Handler were also compared with the Cosby in the Supreme Court nominee on Tuesday.
“Bill Cosby is set to serve from 3 to 10 years in prison, but when he’s released he’s expected to be nominated for the Supreme Court,” Handler tweeted.
CNN reps did not respond to requests for comment.