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There is a disdain for women that is emanating from the U.S. Senate that has a pungent, rotten odor.…
There is misogyny in the U.S. Senate pure and simple, whether it’s trying to undercut the CAA Reform Act or the way that Dr. Blasey Ford is being treated. And women across the country know it when they see it.
It’s no mystery why @POTUS @SenateMajLdr & GOP @senjudiciary members don’t want Mark Judge, an admitted peeping Tom, misogynist, racist, & homophobe who pines for the days of Jim Crow & wants people w/diseases to stop trying to find cures, to testify.…
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This week congress is grappling with sexual harassment among governmental officials. @SenGillibrand and @RepSpeier introduced the #MeTooCongress Act to address better training and accountability. But what about the sitting #SCOTUS judge accused by Anita Hill 26 yrs ago?
In 1991 Pres Bush (now dealing with his own accusations of #sexualharassment) nominated Clarence Thomas to fill Thurgood Marshall's seat on the Supreme Court.
Thomas' hearings went along without much controversy until a private interview by the FBI of Anita Hill was leaked to the press. Hearings were then reopened and Anita Hill, then a prof of law at the University of Oklahoma, was called to testify.
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