I do not believe Elizabeth Croydon.

Sorry, I cannot believe that Shahid Buttar “repeatedly sexually harassed” her.

The timing is suspect. The motives are suspect. The photo is suspect.

Here is a photo of Elizabeth from 2016. Note the sweatshirt says

“CROYDON VS. THE WORLD”

I wonder why that is?

From a story in the Bay Area Reporter:

Online, some commenters have suggested Croydon is speaking out in order to help Pelosi, as this is the first time she has faced a progressive opponent since first running more than three decades ago. Croydon declined to talk about Pelosi, saying her focus was on her interactions with Buttar.

Also:

Two women who knew Buttar in the 2000s told the B.A.R. there was no credibility to what Croydon alleges occurred. Martine Zundmanis, who met Buttar in 2004 while working together on civil rights issues, said there is “absolutely no merit” to Croydon’s claims.

“I think in context of the progress victims and survivors have made as a result of the #MeToo movement, to have someone as ethical and with so much integrity as Shahid to be attacked with lies like this is just disgusting,” she said.

Dr. Margaret Flowers, on Twitter and in a phone interview with the B.A.R., said Croydon had falsely accused her partner, attorney Kevin Zeese, of sexual assault in 2006.

“It is really sad she is given any credibility,” said Flowers. “I have known Shahid at least a decade; I have a lot of respect for him.”

Dr. Margaret Flowers was the Green candidate for U.S. Senate in Maryland (Elizabeth Croydon’s home state) on the same year (2016) that Croydon ran for Congress in Maryland.

Here is a clip of Elizabeth from 2006. Listen to the sound. The woman is no shrinking violet.

Joe is a US Ex-Pat with dual US-EU citizenship, who travels Europe extensively, commenting on trends, attitudes, politics and more.

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