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Larry Solov: Breitbart News Founder and President Reflects on Orson Bean’s Life and What He Meant to Breitbart Nation

Today, the world is mourning the loss of Orson Bean — a true American classic, an original thinker, an iconoclast, a comedic genius, a master of stagecraft, and one of the last great raconteurs of his generation. But for us, the loss is also much more personal. Orson was and will continue to be part of the Breitbart family. In fact, he was Andrew Breitbart’s father-in-law, and that relationship would prove to be very significant for not only Andrew, but for all of us here at Breitbart News.

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Clarence Thomas Documentary Director: Andrew Breitbart Was ‘One of the Few’ Who Understood the Democrat Media Assault on Justice Thomas

Andrew Breitbart understood the destructive political coordination between news media outlets, left-wing interest groups, and the Democrat Party during the 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Justice Clarence Thomas, explained Michael Pack, producer and director of the new documentary “Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words.”

U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Clarence Thomas is shown during his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Oct. 11, 1991. Thomas denies the charges of sexual harassment brought against him. His wife, Virginia, sits behind him. (AP Photo/Greg Gibson)

Mansour: Manufacturing a Smear – How the Democrat-Media Complex Turned Brett Kavanaugh into a ‘Rapist’

So how did a man who is a proven ally of women, who is universally praised by female colleagues, and has never had any complaints lodged against him over his decades-long career come to be labeled a “rapist,” and those who voted to confirm him to the Supreme Court as “rape enablers”? It took a mix of political activism, uncorroborated allegations, and left-wing hysteria – all woven seamlessly into a media narrative blasted 24/7 to drown out the truth and transform a good man into a monster.

Demonstrators protest against the appointment of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on the streets outside on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, on September 27, 2018. - Christine Blasey Ford told senators Thursday that she remains '100 percent' certain that Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the US Supreme Court, …