Sexual Assault, Ford and Kavanaugh

I remember intently watching the Anita Hill hearings in 1991, when she testified against the yet-to-be confirmed Supreme Court Justice candidate Clarence Thomas. She testified that he crudely and seuxually spoke to her when they both worked together. During the hearing, Senators grilled her and had her repeat embarassing comments and situations in an alarming and disrespectful manner. That was over 20 years ago, and much has happened in the world of women’s rights and gender relations. But also much has not changed. Powerful men still…