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In 2018, Wired published a video featuring Jonna Mendez, former chief of disguise for the CIA, explaining how the spies use disguise.
Now, segments of that video have been edited together with footage from Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing, when Christine Blasey Ford testified about her sexual assault allegations against him.
In the edited video that’s being shared on Facebook, it’s suggested that both Kavanaugh and Blasey Ford are in disguise. At one point, white arrows appear, pointing to their necks as Mendez can be heard discussing a "new advanced disguise system" and face masks.
"Master of disguise," one account sharing the video said. "Chief of Disguise CIA explains. We are watching a movie . When the truth comes out, people will be shocked. Bidan ain’t Biden. How can we trust anything we see on the news? There’s more actors than you can possibly imagine."
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This claim is unfounded and there is no evidence to support it. Blasey Ford and Kavanaugh have been photographed and appeared publicly before and after Blasey Ford’s allegations about Kavanaugh’s actions were made public.
Blasey Ford is a professor at Palo Alto University, where she works at the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology. And Kavanaugh, of course, sits on the highest court in the country and has considered legal cases since he was confirmed in 2018.
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YouTube, Former CIA Operative Explains How Spies Use Disguises | WIRED, Oct. 22, 2018
The Mercury News, Time, TV and what to watch for in Thursday’s Brett Kavanaugh-Christine Blasey Ford hearing, Sept. 26, 2018
Palo Alto University, Faculty, visited April 12, 2022
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