Threatening to sue journalists who paint you in an unflattering light has been a pretty effective tactic for the Trump crowd — hell, Trump’s special advisor Peter Thiel managed to destroy an entire media company in retaliation for their coverage of him, by secretly fronting legal fees for a clownish wrestler who had sex with his friend’s wife — but multiply accused child molestor and Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore isn’t very good at it.
After his lawyers threatened to sue AL.com for their rigorous reporting of the multiply sourced allegations of his sexual assaults on very young girls, AL.com’s lawyers informed Moore’s counsel to expect a Rule 11 motion to censure them for their frivolous threats, and put Moore and his lawyers on notice that they “must now preserve all materials, documents, writings, recordings, statements, notes, letters, journals, diaries, calendars, emails, photographs, videos, computers, cell phones, electronic data and all other information that is or could remotely be relevant in any manner to any of the claims that [Moore’s lawyers] have made.”
— ErikWemple (@ErikWemple) November 19, 2017
Troy E. Nehls is the sheriff in Fort Bend County, Texas. Troy here thinks that it’s illegal to have a “Fuck Trump” sticker on your truck, and called on the public to track down the owner so they could be threatened with a disorderly conduct charge. “I have received numerous calls regarding the offensive display […]
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