The accusation that wouldn’t go away

■ Robert C. Koehler / Contributed Sexual assault is such a nuisance, not only, but especially, for Republicans. Here’s the Wall Street Journal editorial board, attempting, with gentlemanly politeness, to dispense with Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation against SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh as quickly as possible: “Yet there is no way to confirm her story after 36 years, and to let it stop Mr. Kavanaugh’s confirmation would ratify what has all the earmarks of a calculated political ambush. “This is not to say Christine Blasey Ford isn’t sincere in what she remembers.” But . . . “The vagaries of memory are well known, all the more so when they emerge in the

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