Did the confirmation battle of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh help or hurt the #MeToo movement? How did the mainstream media miss so many red flags regarding his multiple accusers? And what was the horrific media storm like for the Kavanaugh family? In this week’s edition of Problematic Women, we interview Mollie Hemingway and Carrie Severino, authors of the best-selling new book, “Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court,” on what really happened during the hearings, and what that means for the future of the Court and all Americans.
Also in today’s podcast:
—The head of Planned Parenthood, Dr. Leana Wen, being forced out of the organization by its Board Chairs for reportedly not emphasizing abortion enough.
—Pop singer Miley Cyrus saying she doesn’t want to have kids because “the Earth can’t handle it,” and her “complex, and modern, and new” marriage with actor Liam Hemsworth.
—”The Bachelorette” feud between Luke Parker and Hannah Brown over Christians having sex before marriage.