…I mean exactly that. Liberals can take a stand on a principle, and then abandon that principle as soon as it fits them. Take Senator Claire McAskill D Missouri for instance
When President Obama announced in September his “It’s On Us” initiative to combat college sexual assault, he declared that “an estimated 1 in 5 women has been sexually assaulted in her college years.” . . .
But now, in the wake of a new federal Department of Justice report showing the incidence of rape and sexual assault on campus at far lower levels and trending down over the last decade, that statistic is being called into question.
An initiative to combat college sexual assault, led by Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., also is under fresh scrutiny. . . .
“Frankly, it is irritating that anybody would be distracted by which statistics are accurate,” said McCaskill, whose legislation also calls for a national survey of campus assault. . . . “This will always be an underreported crime.”
See there, facts, and truths are irrelevant to the Left. All that matters to them is getting their way, again, how convenient