Why did Anita Hill really testify against Clarence Thomas?

A remarkable analysis of the facts of the case, including some that were covered up and obscured by the Senate committee, and incorporating back story about the movies students typically watched and talked about in law school in the 1970s. Summary, Anita Hill was provoked by promises of anonymity into testifying against Clarence Thomas, then faced with a choice between repudiating her testimony and destroying her own reputation or doubling down and dragging Clarence Thomas’s name through the mud. We know what she chose.

And we also know that in the end, her career after that testimony has not been exemplary while Thomas’s has.

Read the whole thing. My summary cannot do it justice.

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