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Partisan politics are trampling American ideals in Kavanaugh saga

Even if it could be proven that Christine Blasey Ford deliberately slandered Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh -- and I am not saying that's the case -- that act of willful character assassination wouldn't the worst thing about this horrid chapter in American life.

Donald Trump has received an enormous amount of criticism for the damage he's done to constitutional and democratic norms. I have been among those critics at times.

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