Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer have a new article out in the New Yorker on two witnesses who are frustrated that the FBI wasn’t interested in what they had to say about SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh:

Well, that might be because witnesses don’t actually corroborate anything.

For example, Kenneth G. Appold (interviewed anonymously for the original story) is “one-hundred-percent-certain” the Yale exposure incident happened. But, SURPRISE! He didn’t actually see it happen:

Appold said that he was “one-hundred-per-cent certain” that he was told that Kavanaugh was the male student who exposed himself to Ramirez.

Oh, and if the FBI had interviewed him, Appold would have told the agents that Kavanaugh didn’t get into fights, which would actually bust the bar-fighting narrative (emphasis ours):

Those who have described the judge as studious and somewhat reserved or shy are correct, he said. He added, “that was true part of the time, but so are the other things that have been said about him. He drank a lot, and when he was drinking he could be aggressive, and belligerent. He wasn’t beating people up, but there was an edge and an obnoxiousness that I could see at the hearings. When I saw clips” of Kavanaugh’s Senate testimony, Appold said, “I remembered it immediately.”

Another witness, who wished to remain anonymous, gave a sworn statement to a local FBI office and sent it to the Judiciary Committee. The sworn statement, however, including a declaration that he’d actually not witnessed the behavior he was swearing to (emphasis ours):

… he described Kavanaugh as part of a clique of high-school athletes, most of whom were on the football team, who “routinely picked on” less physically fit or popular students. He said that he never witnessed Kavanaugh physically attacking another student, but he recalled him doing “nothing to stop the physical and verbal abuse.” Instead, he said, Kavanaugh “stood by and laughed at the victims.”

There is also this “bombshell”:

In his statement, the classmate also said that he recalled, “on multiple occasions, Brett Kavanaugh counting on his fingers, how many kegs they had over the weekend.”

He’s already admitted to drinking so what’s the point?

This anonymous witness also confirmed that FFFFFFourth of July was making fun of how Kavanaugh friend Chris Garrett spoke, that he had never even heard the terms “Devil’s Triangle” before and he gave another definition of “booffing”:

Now, the only thing that might have hurt Kavanaugh if the FBI interviewed this witness is this bit on Renate Dolphin:

But the classmate who submitted the statement said that he heard Kavanaugh “talk about Renate many times,” and that “the impression I formed at the time from listening to these conversations where Brett Kavanaugh was present was that Renate was the girl that everyone passed around for sex.” The classmate said that “Brett Kavanaugh had made up a rhyme using the REE NATE pronunciation of Renate’s name” and sang it in the hallways on the way to class. He recalled the rhyme going, “REE NATE, REE NATE, if you want a date, can’t get one until late, and you wanna get laid, you can make it with REE NATE.” He said that, while he might not be remembering the rhyme word-for-word, “the substance is 100 percent accurate.” He added, “I thought that this was sickening at the time I heard it, and it left an indelible mark in my memory.”

But it’s not like acting like a bully in high school would keep Kavanaugh off the court:

As for the week delay we just had, if anything, it may have helped Kavanaugh:

And in summary, THIS ==>