This is so transparent. It’s not just politics. People sometimes lie. Emmit Till’s accuser admitted she lied decades after he was murdered. Tawana Brawley didn’t have photos either.
You could almost read this entire article as a claim for affirmative action handling of courtroom testimony. Since Aristotle thought women tended to lie more, we need to believe them more just to balance things out.
Just because you can quote Aristotle doesn’t mean you have even the most rudimentary plain sense.