Is July 1, 1982 party key to Christine Ford’s allegation against Brett Kavanaugh?

Is July 1, 1982 party key to Christine Ford’s allegation against Brett Kavanaugh?
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[Ed. – Discrepancies don’t count if you’re Democrat.]

Just hours after the end of the Brett Kavanaugh-Christine Ford hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, some Democrats began to suggest that a key piece of evidence had emerged. Examining the calendars from the summer of 1982 that Kavanaugh gave the committee days earlier, they focused on an entry for July 1, 1982 — 36 years and three months ago.

The entry read: ‘Tobin’s house — Workout/Go to Timmy’s for Skis w/Judge, Tom, PJ, Bernie, Squi.’

Democrats claimed the details of the entry matched Ford’s allegation that at a high-school party in 1982, when she was 15, a drunken 17-year-old Kavanaugh forced her onto a bed, tried to undress her, and, when she tried to scream, covered her mouth with his hand.

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Ford has said that Mark Judge and Patrick J. Smyth were at the party, along with another boy whose name she could not recall and her female friend Leland Ingham Keyser. Kavanaugh’s July 1 calendar entry said Judge and Smyth were there. Ford has said the boys were drinking beer. And the calendar refers to “skis,” which was Kavanaugh’s shorthand for “brewskis” — beer.

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