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Rich Lowry Accuser should be heard, not automatically believed

Sep 22, 2018 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Christine Blasey Ford deserves a hearing, although at the moment it's not clear if she really wants one. What she doesn't deserve is to be believed automatically just because she's a woman making an accusation.

At its best, our system of justice judges each individual — the accuser and the accused — on the basis of the evidence and with an adversarial process that has proved over the centuries to be the best way to ascertain the truth.

The problem is that Ford's accusation doesn'...