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How Conservatives Are Reacting to Christine Blasey Ford’s Testimony

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Rachel Mitchell asks questions to Christine Blasey Ford at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday Michael Reynolds/Getty Images

Christine Blasey Ford began testifying Thursday morning to the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the early 1980s. (You can follow Slate’s live blog of the hearing.) Kavanaugh is expected to testify separately afterward. Below is a running list of notable reactions from conservatives, which we’ll be updating throughout the day.

Ross Douthat, a columnist for the New York Times:

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Kurt Schlichter, a senior columnist at Townhall, during Ford’s opening statement:

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Laura Ingraham, Fox News host:

Michelle Malkin, Fox News contributor:

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Glenn Beck, founder of the Blaze:

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John Cardillo, Newsmax TV host:

Chris Wallace, Fox News host:

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Jonah Goldberg, senior editor at National Review:

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Sean Davis, co-founder of the Federalist:

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Mike Cernovich, one of the alt-right social commentator behind #Pizzagate:

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Ari Fleischer, former White House press secretary for George W. Bush:

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Donald Trump Jr., son of President Trump:

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Bryon York, chief political correspondent for the Washington Examiner and a Fox News contributor:

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Jennifer Rubin, conservative blogger at the Washington Post:

Brian Kilmeade, a host on Fox & Friends:

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Judge Napolitano, a Fox News senior judicial analyst:

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Ann Coulter, conservative author:

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Marc Thiessen, former George W. Bush speechwriter and columnist for the Washington Post:

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