As you may not have heard, with all the hysteria over “women’s rights” and #BelieveWomen, an ex-girlfriend of Rep. Keith Ellison claimed that when she dated Ellison in 2016, he dragged her off a bed by her feet while screaming obscenities.  Ellison is more than just a congressman, he’s a deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee now running for Minnesota attorney general.

He denied this.  And according to the Washington Times, “a draft report of an investigation requested by the state Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party found that Monahan’s claims were unsubstantiated . Since the report was leaked Monday, the DFL has said it wanted law enforcement to conduct an objective investigation.”

However, the Minneapolis Police said they won’t investigate these allegations against because of a conflict of interest. What does that even mean?  Ellison is running for Minnesota’s attorney general, but that doesn’t present a “conflict of interest” in a nation that is governed by laws.

Of course, the cold harsh truth is that Democrat women won’t be putting on pink hats and burning their bras over this one.  No.  They #BelieveWomen unless that woman is hurting their political chances.

Their concern for women ends precisely where their political vested interest begins.

Hat Tip: Washington Times

Image Credit: Lorie Shaull on Flickr


About The Author

Mark was a co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, and served as the national coordinator. He left the organization to work more broadly on expanding the self-governance movement beyond the partisan divide. Mark appears regularly on television in outlets as diverse as MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, Fox Business and the BBC. He’s highly sought after for the tea party perspective from print and electronic media outlets, from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, L.A. Times, Washington Examiner, Politico and the The Hill. Mark blogs at, and his opinion editorials regularly run in many of the leading political newspapers both on and offline. Mark has a BA in English from San Diego State University and graduated with honors from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1988. He practiced real estate and business law for almost a decade. For the last eleven years of his legal career he specialized in Internet advertising law. When not fighting for the future of our nation, Mark is an avid horseman, and lives in rural northern California with his wife Patty and two children.

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