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Thursday, we watched Christine Blasey Ford give testimony to being locked in an upstairs bedroom, pushed down on a bed and assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. We know that Dr. Ford is one of three named women accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual crimes under the threat of felony, in statements submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee; Deborah Ramirez, who claims Judge Kavanaugh exposed himself to her in a dorm room in Yale University, and Julie Swetnick, who’s claims in the statement available here, are both expansive and unsettling.

Kavanaugh’s reactions to these allegations were at best dismissive, at…


Thursday night, the nation was glued to their seats as the Senate Judiciary Committee heard the conflicting testimony of two people. The first was Christine Blasey Ford — a professor of psychology, who gave a tremulous account of her experience of being sexually assaulted by Brett Kavanaugh in her teens. The second, the accused, may well be appointed to serve on the highest court of the nation. Americans were rocked by Dr. Fords emotional testimony. The look of remembered terror as Ford described her experience was moving for many. …

Mary Flowe

A 30 year-old writer and philosophy grad from the Chicago suburbs.

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