By Michelle Malkin
USA – -(Ammoland.com)- It’s settled, but far from over.
The University of Virginia fraternity that was slimed and defamed by sicko fabulist Sabrina Erdely will receive a $1.65 million payment, the fraternity announced this week.
Erdely’s manufactured tale of gang rape by Phi Kappa Psi members, spun through a manipulated UVA student dubbed “Jackie” and published by left-wing Rolling Stone magazine, combusted spectacularly after scrutiny by independent journalists in late 2014. The latest payout over the fictional hit piece comes in the wake of another defamation lawsuit by UVA dean of students Nicole Eramo. She won a $3 million jury verdict last year after suffering great damage to her reputation after Rolling Stone and painted her as an uncaring, obstructionist school official who covered up sexual assault on campus.
The judgment, Eramo told NBC 29 in Charlottesville, Virginia, last week, “was vindicating.”
But is it enough to compensate for the harm done — and is it enough to deter future rape hoaxers and their media enablers from perpetrating more lies against innocent young men?
Phi Kappa Psi initially sued for $25 million, but received a tiny fraction of that amount. …Read the Rest