I think that people who complain about white women not doing this or that, are utterly clueless to how white culture works, especially at those upper levels with the prep schools and the trust funds — I’ve been a fly on that wall and those women who run in those circles are absolutely terrified to take a stand against the man — and they’re not stupid, they just know the man, intimately.

Dr. Ford and the women who supported her were very brave indeed, as anyone who has spent time in that elitist culture knows that sexual assaults like Dr. Ford described are rampant and treated like a team sport at many elite fraternities. If you speak out against it, typically you will suffer profoundly.

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