On Wednesday, NBC News breathlessly reported that there was yet another allegation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, this time from an anonymous source.
Here’s a look at what the letter looked like:
Kavanaugh responded, “We’re dealing with an anonymous letter about an anonymous person and an anonymous friend. It’s ridiculous. Total Twilight Zone. And no, I’ve never done anything like that.”
Taylor Foy, a spokesperson for Judiciary chairman Charles Grassley, said:
We have no reason to assign the letter credibility. And even if we did, we’d have no way to investigate the allegation as it was made anonymously and cannot be corroborated. The committee regularly receives anonymous letters, some of which are viewed with credibility, but many of which are not. To make sure no stone was left unturned, the committee asked Judge Kavanaugh yesterday about this anonymous letter. Judge Kavanaugh flatly denied any such event ever happened.
The allegation was widely mocked on Twitter, starting with a reporter for The Washington Post: