Type: InsensitiveSep 21 2018 Severity: Targeted: Liberals
Christine Blasey Ford accused Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Ford did not immediately report the alleged attack she said occurred at a high school party in the 1980s. She said she was fearful that he “might inadvertently kill her." Ford's accusation came around the time Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings were proceeding, which were halted, due to the accusation made by Ford. Trump went to twitter to defend his nominee and to bash "radical left" lawyers for wanting to get the FBI involved. His tweets incited harsh criticism from victims of rape and sexual assault. Many of them responded on twitter with their personal stories as well as explained why it is hard for victims of sexual violence to come forward right after the incidents happen, as well as how difficult it is to prosecute afterward.