Senator Susan Collins does not believe Christine Blasey Ford knew who tried to rape her.

By | 2018-10-07T09:41:31+00:00 October 7th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |20 Comments

Courtesy of Vox:

Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins, an important swing vote on Kavanaugh who ultimately supported him, said in an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union aired on Sunday that she found Ford’s testimony to be “heart-wrenching, painful, compelling.” adding, “I believe that she believes what she testified to.”

Collins, however, did not.

“But we also had a case where Judge Kavanaugh came forward and said ‘I’m 100 percent certain that this did not happen,’” Collins told CNN’s Dana Bash. “So here you have two people, who are each 100 percent certain of what they’re saying, under pain of perjury, so then I had to look at the other evidence, and was there corroborating evidence, and that’s why I pushed hard for the FBI to do a supplemental background investigation.”

When asked directly by Bash whether it’s possible Kavanaugh had assaulted Ford, Collins was more direct. “I do not believe that Brett Kavanaugh was her assailant,” she said. “I do believe she was assaulted. I don’t know by whom. And I’m not certain when.”

And that my friends is what it looks like to commit political suicide.

Keep in mind that the White House made damn sure that Ford’s testimony was not corroborated, now any other woman’s accusation taken into account, by limiting the scope of the investigation.

That obstruction allowed Collins to feel that she can get away with a statement like the one above. 

But she can’t. 

Courtesy of The Cut:

Back in August activist Ady Barkan, the Maine People’s Alliance, and the Mainers for Accountable Leadership launched a crowdsourcing page on the website Crowdpac.com. The purpose of the page, called “Either Sen. Collins VOTES NO on Kavanaugh OR we fund her future opponent,” was to encourage Collins to vote against Kavanaugh’s confirmation — if she did, people who pledged money to the campaign would not be charged; if she didn’t, the money would all go to whoever ran as her Democratic opponent in 2020. The recommended pledge is $20.20.

(In a statement to Newsmax shortly after the page launched, Collins said the action was the equivalent of a bribe. A spokesperson for Crowdpac told Vox the site had been thoroughly vetted and approved by the Federal Elections Commission.)

The page raised over a million dollars in a month, receiving support from celebrities like Morgan Freeman, Alyssa Milano, and Debra Messing, but it was so overwhelmed with traffic during Collins’s speech on Friday that the whole site crashed. In a statement, Crowdpac CEO Gisel Kordestani wrote that their site received 90 times the average amount of traffic they see hourly, and that it overwhelmed their servers. The site was back up a couple of hours later.

As of Friday afternoon, the campaign has received over $2 million in donations from over 700,000 people.

So let’s see what happens in 202.

My money says that whoever challenges Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski never even mentions Brett Kavanaugh, but that the Democrat who beats Susan Collins peppers his name throughout their political advertisements. 

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20 Comments

  1. Anonymous October 7, 2018 at 11:16 am

    What an insult to Dr. Ford, Susan Collins made the rounds today yakking about Dr. Ford has no clue who attacked her. I would respect her more if she just came out and said I am voting for brett because I like him instead of making up some story about what a though investigation the FBI did, Ford is wrong blah blah blah. She certainly has no qualms about his perjury that is for sure. She was going to vote Yes all along, so let’s stop giving her any credit for being open minded until the end. I sure hope they interview her when roe vs wade gets overturned.

    She is an insult to the intelligence of the American public.

    In the end it wouldn’t have made a difference, if she had voted YES, it would have been a tie and Pence would have voted Yes.

  2. Anon October 7, 2018 at 11:17 am

    Ms. Collins will be retiring to the devils triangle after her failure again. She has clearly been assaulted and abused. She is shaken and her voice is of fear. RepubliCON women must do as they are told.or the RepubliCON men will destroy them, force the birth of monsters and take away their vote. Ms collins is forever shamed by honest women now. Collins is part of the “CULTure of Corruption” and the Super elite mob of “If you are indicted you are invited mob”. They CONfuse cheating and lying with winning. She drinks Dumbo piss and walks bull legged. Screwed. MurCOWski should not have withdrew her NO vote. She failed Alaska again. The Devils triangle is their home now.

  3. Anonymous October 7, 2018 at 11:45 am

    Let’s cut to the chase, Collins supports rape culture.

  4. Anonymous October 7, 2018 at 12:21 pm

    The woman would we should be talking about is Heidi Heitkamp. she voted No because she doens’t believe brett will be a good judge.

    She could have pulled a Joe Manchin and voted yes to save her job, but she didn’t and will probable be voted out. At least she did the right thing.

    • viv October 7, 2018 at 2:57 pm

      We should all be writing and donating.

      • Eye Roll Troll October 7, 2018 at 5:14 pm

        I wouldn’t donate a darned dime to any of them viv.
        Didn’t SarahPAC teach anyone anything?

        • viv October 8, 2018 at 4:52 am

          Then you don’t hate Donald Trump enough.

          SarahPAC was never meant to be anything other than a grift, the lesson about Sarah Palin was not even in her corrupt stillborn “trust” but in her corrupt money-grubbing claim for a daily meal allowance for living at home.

    • viv October 8, 2018 at 4:54 am

      I wrote and thanked Senator Heitkamp.

    • Anonymous October 8, 2018 at 4:51 pm

      I don’t think this vote is a make or break for the tight races. There are plenty of people on both sides that won’t hold that no vote against Heitkamp becuase they don’t think Kavnaugh is fit either.

  5. Anonymous October 7, 2018 at 12:24 pm

    “I do not believe that Brett Kavanaugh was her assailant,”
    =====================
    her excuse his because his buddies say they don’t remember the party. that is her “proof”

    What about the emails from brett telling his buddies to back him up? If he is so innocent, why did he need to tell his friends to back him up? can’t they think for themselves.

  6. viv October 7, 2018 at 2:19 pm

    And that other woman was mistaken about the dick on the other end of the penis in her face?

    • Anonymous October 8, 2018 at 4:55 pm

      Republicans pulled another Anita Hill. Hill had corroborating witnesses and none of them were allowed to testify.

      Ramirez was black balled out of the investigation and hearing as were all of her corroborators. They didn’t even interview The Boofer’s fellow classmates at Yale. Not even his Freshman roommate. Why? Because they would all contradict Kavanaughty and show him for the LIAR that he is. So they aren’t even talking about whose dick it was. The *KNOW* whose dick it was. They knew a week before it was released. So did Boof. That’s why he spent that week contacting all of his buddies pleading with them to back him up. He also committed PERJURY about WHEN he knew about Ramirez’ statement.

  7. Anonymous October 7, 2018 at 3:37 pm

    I have no use for Christians in politics

    • gem and the holograms October 7, 2018 at 7:26 pm

      FINALLY!!! SOMEONE WHO ALLUDES TO THE PROBLEM!!!,,THANK YOU.

      The mindset is there due to the error in understanding the religion correctly. It is the ENTIRE problem.

  8. Anonymous October 7, 2018 at 3:37 pm

    Here’s who gave America Kavanaugh
    You want to talk Sen. Susan Collins’ vote on #Kavanaugh? Let’s talk about her husband, lobbyist Thomas Daffron. And a whole bunch of Russia connections.
    https://twitter.com/ericgarland/status/1038894217756598272

    Kenai is a port town with heavy significance for Russia, being one of its original American settlements. This dates back definitely to Catherine the Great, and maybe as far back as Ivan the Terrible.
    https://twitter.com/ericgarland/status/1038904553431818243

    Wasilla made it to this thread!
    “Ooh look, there’s Wasilla!
    Maybe Sarah Palin wasn’t just joking that she could see Russia from her house.”
    https://twitter.com/ericgarland/status/1038905248394436608

  9. Anonymous October 7, 2018 at 3:52 pm

    As of Sunday, Oct. 7 they were at $3,521,XXX. Their goal is $4,000,000 by the end of the weekend. Can they raise $500,000 in 7.5 hours? Maybe. They will be leaving the campaign to run beyond the weekend so I’m confident they’ll meet their goal and beyond. If Collins voted as she did because she is going to retire anyway, then she certainly screwed the people of Maine, the majority of whom did NOT support Kavanaugh.

    In response to the CrowdPac campaign McConnell vows that Collins’ re-election will be the GOP’s number one priority but we know what a liar he is. I expect he will tell her they are supporting her primary challenger (who they will also recruit) because she is tainted with her votes on Kavanaugh, Taxes and Healthcare and the only way they can win is to mount some “new blood” for her seat. She will be thrown to the curb.

    Doesn’t matter. That $4 million will go to her Democratic challenger. I hope someone is seeking out the best person who has the most chance of winning that seat no matter who is in it. Democrats need to recruit winners, support ALL Democrats running for ANY seat no matter what their chances are of winning. This has to be done at every level: Federal, State and LOCAL! It need to be a 50 state, multi level strategy and it needs to be a 10-20 year PLAN with no let-up. No more short-sighted focus on the next election. They need to think years and decades ahead. No more Nice Guys. They need to play down and dirty just like the Republicans. They need to take the states to control gerrymandering and voter suppression as there is now no hope if anything reaches SCOTUS level. Those votes will be 5-4 Deplorable for decades.

    • Anonymous October 8, 2018 at 4:57 pm

      Monday night: $3,620,000.

  10. speak up!!! October 7, 2018 at 7:55 pm

    She also believes she is saved.

    So – it is her belief system itself that is fucked.

    And the senators need to stand up and talk about that. Get rid of every fucking senator who believes in salvation – they are mentally incompetent to lead with a mind of a 4year old who lives in fiction and its wisdomless message of certainty.

    STOP THE BULLSHIT RESPONSES HERE AND SPEAK THE FUCK UP ABOUT THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM!!!

  11. viv October 8, 2018 at 4:27 am

    They say she is 65 but she looks and sounds 95 and senile dementia might explain her idiotic behavior.

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