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Rachel Mitchell: Ford Has No Case

Christine Blasey Ford and Rachel Mitchell, last Thursday (PBS screenshot)

Rachel Mitchell, the veteran sex crimes investigator hired by Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee to question Christine Blasey Ford, has written an assessment of Ford’s claims. It is devastating. Here’s most of it:

Read the whole thing to see the timeline to which Mitchell refers.

And yet, on the basis of Dr. Ford’s seriously flawed testimony, the Senate is supposed to keep Brett Kavanaugh off the Supreme Court.

Read that memo and imagine that it’s you, or your husband, your son, or your father, up for a big job — and the accusation analyzed in that memo is what those who don’t want him to get the job are relying on to stop him.

How would you feel about that?

about the author

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and he has appeared on NPR, ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his wife Julie and their three children. He has also written four books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Crunchy Cons, How Dante Can Save Your Life, and The Benedict Option.

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