Sean Hannity said Monday that Democrats' attempts to "assassinate" the character of Judge Brett Kavanaugh are the latest in a pattern that shows itself before elections.

He said that in 2012, Democrats attacked presidential candidate Mitt Romney for having "binders full of women" that he said he was considering for White House positions.

Hannity recalled when then-Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) admitted to smearing Romney by falsely accusing him of cheating on his taxes and adding that he didn't regret doing so.

Reid later explained his remarks by saying, "Romney didn't win, did he?"


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Hannity said that Democrats have used the same tactics against Supreme Court nominees Robert Bork and Clarence Thomas.

Democrats, led by then-Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Joe Biden (D-Del.), questioned Thomas on allegations of sexual harassment from Anita Hill.

"This is gutter politics at its worst," he said collectively of Democrats' attacks.

"Real smears, real character assassinations. It happens predictably every election season and it happens with Supreme Court nominees," he said.

"Sadly we're going to see more of those tactics."

Watch the full monologue above.


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