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Bombshell Report: Christine Blasey Ford Scrubbed Social Media of 'Extreme' Anti-Trump Posts

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Covering tracks.

Hiding the evidence.

Burying the bodies.

We use these phrases whenever people backtrack to conceal actions they took that may come back to haunt them.

They describe people who fear their past may cause them shame or punishment.

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That is why the effort to conceal one’s actions is seen as proof of wrongdoing. When someone destroys evidence in a court of law, the court may invoke the spoliation rule which allows the fact finder to presume the evidence would have had a negative impact on the person who destroyed it.

It’s a significant discovery, then, that Christine Blasey Ford “completely scrubbed” her social media accounts shortly before coming forward with sexual assault allegations against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

According to the Washington Examiner, a recently released book titled “Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court” reveals that Blasey Ford “deleted her social media profile weeks before she sent a letter to Sen. Dianne Feinstein detailing the allegation.”

The Examiner notes that although Blasey Ford was portrayed by the establishment media as “politically moderate,” the book tells a different story.

Ford’s social media profile “had been notable for its extreme antipathy to President Trump,” and her political views “ran decidedly to the left and were at variance with most of her family’s,” the Examiner reports. The book goes on to record how Ford “regularly expressed hostility” toward Donald Trump and his administration.

Someone with that kind of animus against Trump could be motivated to embarrass the president and thwart his nominees by any means necessary. And motivation and bias is always relevant when making determinations of credibility.

Do you think Blasey Ford's removal of social media posts indicates her anti-Trump bias?

The book, authored by journalist Mollie Hemingway and lawyer Carrie Severino, also revealed that Ford usually went by her maiden name, yet the media referred to her by her married name and her formal title, “Dr.”

“Some suggested that she was following sophisticated public relations advice to emphasize her relationship with her husband,” Hemingway and Severino explain.

If Blasey Ford had no bias to hide and no social media posts that would bring her motivation into question, it raises the question: why scrub all social media accounts?

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The removal of her past posts doesn’t prove anything definitively — they’re gone.

But because she removed them, the Senate didn’t get the benefit of knowing any biases Blasey Ford may have had to motivate her testimony.

And now they never will.

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G.S. Hair is the former executive editor of The Western Journal.
G.S. Hair is the former executive editor of The Western Journal and vice president of digital content of Liftable Media.

After graduating law school from the Cecil C. Humphries School of Law, Mr. Hair spent a decade as an attorney practicing at the trial and appellate level in Arkansas and Tennessee. He represented clients in civil litigation, contractual disputes, criminal defense and domestic matters. He spent a significant amount of time representing indigent clients who could not afford private counsel in civil or criminal matters. A desire for justice and fairness was a driving force in Mr. Hair's philosophy of representation. Inspired by Christ’s role as an advocate on our behalf before God, he often represented clients who had no one else to fight on their behalf.

Mr. Hair has been a consultant for Republican political candidates and has crafted grassroots campaign strategies to help mobilize voters in staunchly Democrat regions of the Eastern United States.

In early 2015, he began writing for Conservative Tribune. After the site was acquired by Liftable Media, he shut down his law practice, moved to Arizona and transitioned into the position of site director. He then transitioned to vice president of content. In 2018, after Liftable Media folded all its brands into The Western Journal, he was named executive editor. His mission is to advance conservative principles and be a positive and truthful voice in the media.

He is married and has four children. He resides in Phoenix, Arizona.
Birthplace
South Carolina
Education
Homeschooled (and proud of it); B.A. Mississippi College; J.D. University Of Memphis
Location
Phoenix, Arizona
Languages Spoken
English
Topics of Expertise
Culture, Faith, Politics




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