At The American Conservative, Rod Dreher praises Brett Kavanaugh’s testimony at his confirmation hearing yesterday. Despite a compelling performance by Chistine Blasey Ford, Kavanaugh’s forceful recounting of the time and his life made believing him easy. Dreher writes:
I didn’t think Brett Kavanaugh was going to be able to overcome Christine Ford’s testimony this morning, but I believe he has done it. He was raw and human and utterly convincing in his claim that he is not guilty of these allegations, and has been bullied by the Democrats.
Sen. Lindsey Graham made a hell of a statement about the travesty of this process. I can’t wait until somebody puts that video online so I can share it with you. I wanted to stand up and cheer. And later, when Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse actually interrogated Kavanaugh on slang in his yearbook about puking and farting, I thought, “Is this actually what we’ve come to in this country?” Yes, it is.
I believe that Christine Ford believes she’s telling the truth. I believe that Brett Kavanaugh believes he’s telling the truth. How do we decide? In the end, we have to go on the evidence — and there is no evidence at all that Ford is telling the truth, and there is meaningful evidence that she is not.
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