a) Ford made this up; Kavanaugh/Judge never did anything like this in their lives.
b) Ford may/may not have made this up, but Kavanaugh/Judge—who *did* do things like this—didn't do *this* thing.
c) Ford is telling the truth and Kavanaugh/Judge did this and things like this.
(1) testimonial evidence is absolutely key;
(2) Kavanaugh and Judge were not *then* reliable percipient witnesses, even of their own conduct; and
(3) they either recall doing this...
(a) lack of contemporaneous documentation of the party;
(b) what women thought/think of Kavanaugh at a different time in his life;
(c) the deteriorated memory of non-percipient witnesses.