"non-sourced allegation"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Oct 31 15:38:34 UTC 2011

Apparently this is what you call an accusation about your candidate that you can't directly refudiate.

"Are you denying it ever happened, J.D. Gordon?" Geraldo asked.

"What I'm saying is that these are thin allegations, that this is non-sourced," Gordon answered. "And so right now, we're just trying to put this into perspective for you -- that this is not even a sourced allegation." 

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