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To put forward a false narrative in order to shift blame from a famous current friend to a relatively anonymous, childhood friend or classmate. A truly proper "Whelan" is filled with enough detail that any 12-year old able to use a search engine can debunk the "Whelan" in no more than ten minutes.
You knew Kavanaugh's nomination was done the minute his side tried to pull a "Whelan," resulting in another avalanche of bad press.
by GustavNYC September 24, 2018

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