Ford-Kavanaugh Hearing Overlooks Enduring Trauma of Sexual Assault

Political observers have been glued to news feeds watching the testimony of Christine Blasey Ford as she recounts her sexual assault as a young high-schooler in the 1980s. But almost everyone will miss, or intentionally overlook, what may be the biggest social issue of the day: Blasey Ford’s decades-long trauma stemming from the assault. In fact, her psychological trauma runs so deep, she believes her experience as a young teen should nullify Kavanaugh’s decades-long adult work building a career (and raising a family) that elevated him to the pinnacle of his profession: nomination as an associate justice to the Supreme

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