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September 20, 2018

Woman Who Claimed She'd Heard About Kavanaugh Attack Recants and Admits She Lied;
Says She Felt "Empowered"

Yes, this is the problem. Rape accusations now put you at the top of the victim scoreboard and therefore give you more social currency than any achievement. Claiming to have information supporting someone else's rape accusation gives you almost as much.

I don't want to hear "Why would Ford lie about rape?" any longer. This idiot came forward out of the shadows to lie about rape. Ask her if you want to know why someone would lie about rape.

A former classmate of Christine Blasey Ford tells NPR that she does not know if an alleged sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh took place as she first suggested on social media.

"That it happened or not, I have no idea," Cristina King Miranda told NPR's Nina Totenberg. "I can't say that it did or didn't."

That's different from what Miranda wrote Wednesday in a now-deleted Facebook post that stated definitively, "The incident DID happen, many of us heard about it in school."

This is the letter, posted on Facebook, from a woman who knew Kavanaugh, Judge and Blasey Ford and claims that the attack did happen, that "many of us heard about it in school," and that it was talked about for days afterward.
The FBI should interview her and others.

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"In my [Facebook] post, I was empowered and I was sure it probably did [happen]," Miranda told NPR. "I had no idea that I would now have to go to the specifics and defend it before 50 cable channels and have my face spread all over MSNBC news and Twitter."

It seems like lying about rape can be "empowering" for some women.

So spare me further bullshit on this point.

Yes, men do rape. But women also do lie about rape. Both things happen. It is absurd that we are expected to take a woman's testimony on a rape claim as absolutely determinative and that we are not even allowed to question her.

It's even more absurd that we don't even have her testimony, but we're supposed to take a redacted letter she wrote to a partisan senator as determinative.






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