She continued, explaining that the traditional nuclear family structure undermined the best interests of children.
How odd then, that two years later she defended a known and convictable rapist, by turning on both the victim and her unmarried mother, saying the twelve-year-old came from a “disorganized family” and therefore could not be taken at her word:
5. I have also been told by an expert in child psychology that children in early adolescence tend to exaggerate or romanticize sexual experiences and that adolescents with disorganized families such as the complainant’s, are even more prone to such behavior.
Essentially, a classic application of “victim-blaming” in a criminal rape case, only Mizz Rodham, Counsel for the Defense, took it a step further and went on to blame the victim’s single mother, too.
You would not believe, or maybe you would, the ludicrous and hasty defenses of Rodham’s actions thrown up on Twitter last year, as I saw fit to post about the Taylor case several times a day for months.
Almost without exception, her feminist apologists called her a “prosecutor”, as if it has been her job all along to take down Kathy Shelton as a false accuser [though she was the defense attorney…], and every one of them threw out scripted lines about how “she was a lawyer, she had to do her job”, yada-yada [refusing to examine the clear record that she had sought the case and had insisted on using the victim-blaming strategy to win it].
Everybody seemed to accept at face value the dozens of “fact-check” pieces on the 1975 case which were hastily thrown up by liberal media and academic figures, after a recorded interview was released last year in which she looks back on the matter as “an interesting case”, laughs heartily about its outcome, especially given that “you know, what was sad about it, was that the prosecutor had evidence…”, and then summing up her services to the defendant as “I got the guy off”.
Even nearly a half-century ago as a little-known young attorney, this creature was willing to swing wildly from one end of any moral pendulum to the other, based entirely and exclusively on the result sought for her own advancement. One wonders even with only a cursory look into this lady’s career, whether she ever actually believed in anything (but power for herself) at all.