Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court nomination, Brett Kavanaugh, has been accused of attempted rape by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. The incident allegedly took place at a party when Kavanaugh was 17-years-old.
Ford's claims are credible. There must be an investigation before the nomination process can proceed.
We need the FBI to investigate Brett Kavanaugh
Given the severity of the claims, the FBI should be allowed to investigate
There should be a hearing but no FBI investigation into Kavanaugh
The FBI has no remit to investigate. Instead, both parties should appear in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee instead.
Whether he did it or not is not really important. It should not affect his nomination.
Brett Kavanaugh's interaction with Dr. Blasey Ford was just “rough horseplay”
The allegations describe don't amount to attempted rape or sexual assault. They are just two teenagers playing around.
Kavanaugh’s character can't be judged on the past
We shouldn't let the way he was at 17 reflect on his character now.
Our judicial standard is that people are assumed innocent until proven guilty. This should extend to unsubstantiated claims even in a social sphere.
No reasonable prosecutor would convict Brett Kavanaugh
Regardless of whether he did or didn't do it, the evidence presented doesn't surmount to a guilty verdict.
Brett Kavanaugh is innocent.
Brett Kavanaugh wasn't even there
Brett Kavanaugh couldn't have done the alleged assault. He didn't attend the party.
If the allegations were true, Dr. Blasey Ford would have reported it at the time
If it really occurred, there would be no reason for her to wait decades before reporting it.
“Brett Kavanaugh is a fine man”
The allegations described are not fitting with Brett Kavanaugh's nature.
The Democrats don't want Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court. They are using Ford to sink Kavanaugh's nomination.
The timing of the allegations against Kavanaugh is deliberate
These allegations could have surfaced at any time in the process, but they came at the eleventh hour.
This page was last edited on Friday, 17 Apr 2020 at 10:09 UTC