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Protesters Swarm Supreme Court On First Anniversary Of Kavanaugh Confirmation

Dozens of protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court Sunday to celebrate the first anniversary of now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation with marches, signs, and calls to “impeach the m———-r.”

The Washington Examiner reports that demonstrators crowded the Supreme Court steps, blocked traffic, and listened to speeches from members of the “squad” — Congress’ group of freshman, female, progressive legislators, as they agitated to remove Kavanaugh from the nation’s highest bench.

Although Kavanaugh has proven himself to be something of a middle-of-the-road jurist, women’s groups have made it their mission to remove Kavanaugh from the Supreme Court over long-unproven allegations that he sexually assaulted Dr. Christine Blasey Ford when the pair were teenagers.

Since Dr. Ford offered her testimony, she has produced no further evidence that a drunk Kavanaugh pinned her to a beach-house bed and tried to rape her, as she claimed. Her only witness, a friend named Leland Keyser, has since noted that she has no recollection of the incident.

Demonstrators not only noted Dr. Ford’s claims, but also those of several other women, none of which were substantiated, and of a male classmate of Kavanaugh’s from Yale, who reported to two New York Times reporters that Kavanaugh and his friends had tried to sexually assault a female Yale classmate. The classmate denies the incident ever happened.

That did not stop protesters from throwing themselves across the Supreme Court steps, or dressing as Handmaids to demand the “rapists’” impeachment.

The term “rapists” appears to refer to both Kavanaugh — who was not accused of rape — and President Donald Trump, who has been accused of multiple sexual assaults.

Protesters also called for voters to “Abort tRump” (emphasis on the “rump” for good measure), and chastized the “PABOTUS,” (which, apparently, stands for “p—y a– bitch of the United States,” and yes, your fair reporter had to look it up).

“Boofed,” refers to flatulence; Brett Kavanaugh was forced to define the term in his testimony about the incident with Dr. Ford in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. A popular internet conspiracy theory suggested that “boofing” actually refers to a quasi-sexual act involving psychoactive drugs like cocaine. Several of Kavanaugh’s critics (including former Hillary Clinton campaign director Brian Fallon) demanded, at the time, that Kavanaugh be investigated for “lying” about “boofing,” as well as the “Devil’s Triangle” and other odd terms under oath as an excuse to begin impeachment proceedings.

Other protesters demanded that Americans “remember Merrick Garland,” former President Barack Obama’s nominee to the Supreme Court who was never confirmed.

And, just in case the protests didn’t seem like enough of a farce, one of Kavanaugh’s accusers, a woman by the name of Julie Swetnick appeared as one of the speakers. Swetnick accused Kavanaugh of leading a “gang rape” ring that operated in the greater suburban Washington, D.C., area, which held parties where they would spike punch and then share the women in a rape “train.” She was represented by Democratic presidential contender-turned-indicted potential fraudster, Michael Avenatti.

Her claims were, in a word, outrageous.

“Mr. Avenatti vouched for a sworn statement from Ms. Swetnick in which she alleged she saw Justice Kavanaugh take part in a gang-rape culture at 10 or more Georgetown Preparatory school parties in the early 1980s. Justice Kavanaugh vehemently denied Ms. Swetnick’s story,” the Washington Times reported. “She graduated from Gaithersburg High School in Montgomery County in 1981. Mr. Kavanaugh graduated from Georgetown Prep in 1983. None of his contemporaries in statements to the committee could recall ever knowing or seeing Ms. Swetnick at any high school parties. They denied the parties included punch bowls, spiked or otherwise, as Ms. Swetnick alleged.”

The Washington Times recalls that Swetnick never actually testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Committee’s investigation team discovered a host of issues with Swetnick’s story and Swetnick herself.

At the rally on Sunday, demonstrators chanted “we believe you!” during Swetnick’s speech.

The party eventually moved to Sen. Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) house because why not.

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh remains on the court and although one member of the “squad,” Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) claimed to be preparing a demand for an impeachment inquiry, there are no plans in place to remove him from the bench.

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