Because they were interpreted as favorable to him. “A dean at Catholic University resigned Tuesday after he was placed on leave back in September for questioning one of the women who came forward and accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct,” Mike Brest reported in The Daily Caller. “Will Rainford, the dean of the National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS), tweeted about Julie Swetnick’s claims that Kavanaugh participated in drugging and gang-raping women back when he was in high school.”
Since that tweet, Swetnick’s credibility has become, to put it mildly, strained. Nevertheless, apparently she has more street cred on campus than Rainford.