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September 19, 2018
Is the Democrats' Ford gambit falling apart already?
Senator Dianne Feinstein, the very solon who made public the accusation of a juvenile assault by Judge Brett Kavanaugh three and half decades ago, yesterday admitted doubt as to the "truthfulness" of the accuser and may have doomed the effort to stall Senate confirmation. "[Ford] is a woman that has been, I think, profoundly impacted. On this ... I can't say that everything is truthful. I don't know," Feinstein told reporters on Capitol Hill when asked if she believed the allegation. Note the distinction between "truthful" and "truth." "Being truthful" means we are honestly expressing how we perceive or feel about something. "Telling the truth" means we are accurately defining or describing the way things REALLY are. Senator Feinstein, consciously or not, has just impugned the honesty of Professor Ford, and no amount of attempted backtracking can un-ring...(Read Full Post)