A Dress Rehearsal for Impeachment

A Dress Rehearsal for Impeachment, by Pat Buchanan.

Consider. Ford does not recall how she got to the party where the alleged assault took place. She does not know where the party was held. She does now recall how she got home.

None of the other four she said were at the party recall being there. Her best friend, whom she apparently left behind as the lone woman in a house with a pair of drunken rapists, does not recall any such party. Nor does she recall ever having met Kavanaugh.

Consider the other charges leveled against Kavanaugh over the last two weeks: exposing himself in the face of a freshman girl while at Yale. Participating in a series of at least 10 parties in high school where planned gang rapes of drunken and drugged women were a regular feature, with the boys lining up outside bedrooms.

In six FBI background investigations of Kavanaugh that interviewed countless friends and contemporaries from his high school days, none of this wild and criminal misconduct of the early ’80s was mentioned. …

“This is the most unethical sham since I’ve been in politics,” said Senator Lindsey Graham. “I hope that the American people will see through this charade.”

They had best do so. For what is being done to Kavanaugh is, if Democrats take control of Congress in November, a harbinger of what is to come. The assault on Kavanaugh, turning a man known for his integrity into a youthful Jack the Ripper in 10 days, is the playbook for what is planned for Trump.

hat-tip Stephen Neil