Saturday, September 22, 2018

13 Reasons to Question the Veracity of Kavanaugh's Accuser [Updated]

he anonymous woman who had accused Brett Kavanaugh — President Trump's nominee to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court — has come forward. Her name is Christine Blasey Ford, and she currently works as a professor in the Social Work Department at California State University, Fullerton.

She's accused Kavanaugh of forcing himself on her at a party in the early 1980s when she was 15 and he was 17.

Here's her allegation, per the Washington Post:

While his friend watched, she said, Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed on her back and groped her over her clothes, grinding his body against hers and clumsily attempting to pull off her one-piece bathing suit and the clothing she wore over it. When she tried to scream, she said, he put his hand over her mouth.
 
“I thought he might inadvertently kill me,” said Ford, now a 51-year-old research psychologist in northern California. “He was trying to attack me and remove my clothing.”
 
Ford said she was able to escape when Kavanaugh’s friend and classmate at Georgetown Preparatory School, Mark Judge, jumped on top of them, sending all three tumbling. She said she ran from the room, briefly locked herself in a bathroom and then fled the house.

So, is it true?

In favor of Ford's accusation: She reportedly told her therapist a version of this story in 2012, and her husband likewise says she told him, too. At the suggestion of her attorney, she also successfully took a polygraph test in early August.

There are also reasons to question Ford's allegation. Here are the top 13:..........To Read More....

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