Democrats are still furious at Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and will never get over the fact that he defeated an all-out smear campaign from radical liberals and now sits on the highest court in the land.
While the Left did their best to ruin his career with baseless allegations, a new explosive lawsuit has been filed that more than likely has Kavanaugh on the edge of his seat.
The report from HuffPost alleges that two students at Georgetown Prep –- where Kavanaugh attended high school — sold lethal amounts of cocaine to David Kennedy, the nephew of Robert F. Kennedy, in 1984 when they were all partying together.
The two Georgetown Prep students — Derrick Evans and Douglas Kennedy — have filed a defamation suit against The Huffington Post for the salacious hit piece.
The lawsuit is now pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.
HuffPost reporter Ashley Feinberg, now at Slate, published a report at the height of the Kavanaugh confirmation controversy entitled “Former Student: Brett Kavanaugh’s Prep School Party Scene Was a ‘Free-For-All’,” which purported to expose the degenerate culture that predominated at Georgetown Prep when Kavanaugh was a student. That hard-partying ethos supposedly culminated in the 1984 overdose death of David Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy’s son, in a Palm Beach hotel.
Feinberg, citing one anonymous Georgetown Prep alumnus, wrote that “two students — David’s brother Doug, and his friend Derrick Evans — had helped score the coke” that ultimately killed David. Evans, an African American professor and community activist, filed suit on Wednesday alleging that Feinberg failed to contact him and fabricated his role in David’s death in her “zeal to create a sensational article about Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s years at [Georgetown Prep] and thereby drive traffic to [HuffPost’s] website.”
The lawsuit states: “Indeed, if Ms. Feinberg or her HuffPost editors had done even the most basic research of publicly available sources, she and they would have known, if they did not already know, that Mr. Evans actively assisted law enforcement in identifying and prosecuting the individuals who actually sold the illegal narcotics.”
HuffPost corrected the article after it was published amid serious criticism and blowback — but it was still riddled with errors and the damage had already been done.
“This article previously stated incorrectly that Doug Kennedy was involved in helping his brother to purchase drugs in 1984. Kennedy was only sharing a room with Derrick Evans, who helped David purchase the drugs, according to an affidavit obtained by the New York Times. We regret the error,” a correction stated at the bottom of the article after it was published.
While the correction exonerated Doug Kennedy it also further defamed Evans, according to the lawsuit.
“The September 21 correction was another complete fabrication published by HuffPost with actual knowledge that both it and the original publication were false or in reckless disregard of the truth, again without ever attempting to contact Mr. Evans for comment,” the lawsuit reads.
The lawsuit adds: “As HuffPost knew, there was NO affidavit reflecting that Mr. Evans ever helped anyone purchase illegal drugs. Defendants had no such affidavit in their possession, and they could not have had such an affidavit in their possession.”
Kavanaugh was able to survive an all-out smear campaign and has a lifetime appointment on the nation’s highest court.
And now a liberal outlet could finally be held accountable for their hit piece on Kavanaugh.