Past is prologue

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Anita Hill (1991)

There is nothing new under the sun.

One way to understand the Ford/Kavanaugh controversy is to recall the Hill/Thomas struggle. Here is a brief excerpt from a  contemporary account:

According to sources who’ve seen the (1991) FBI report, nothing in it contradicted Hill’s story except nominee Thomas, who denied any harassment.–National Public Radio

Thomas’ nomination was nevertheless confirmed.

https://jwa.org/node/18888

 

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One Response to Past is prologue

  1. josephurban says:

    As the great philosophy Yogi Berra once said: It’s deja vu all over again.

    Liked by 1 person

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