President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center on a Leave of Absence
When a nominee for a seat on the highest court in the land was accused of the unspeakable, the head of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, Ed Whelan, posted online his own theory as to how the accuser may have misremembered the event. His attempt to exculpate Brett Kavanaugh drew criticism from both sides of the political aisle. Should such a public figure as Judge Kavanaugh be tried online in the court of public opinion or have his day in court? Do social media outlets have too much influence on high-profile stories? Can they change the direction of history? Click here to read the full article. See ME10, Case 40.