Brett Kavanaugh, 1983: 'We’re Loud, Obnoxious Drunks With Prolific Pukers Among Us'


The New York Times has published a copy of a letter which “Beach Week Ralph Club” member/Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reportedly authored in 1983 to seven high school classmates detailing instructions for that year’s “Beach Week”–which sheds light on the holiday term which is etched in all-caps across his June 1982 calendar (a document he has submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee as an alibi as to his whereabouts when the alleged assault took place against Christine Blasey Ford). The letter, which advises to bring towels and pay rent on the beachfront condo rental, ends with the post script: “warn the neighbors that we’re loud, obnoxious drunks with prolific pukers among us.”

It is signed: “FFFF, Bart”

“FFFF, Bart” is relevant to this man’s Supreme Court nomination (god) because Kavanaugh was questioned by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt) about the character “Bart O’Kavanaugh” in his high school friend Mark Judge’s memoire Wasted: Tales of a Gen X Drunk (which is out of print but selling for upwards of $1,000 on Amazon and eBay). In it, “Bart” (reportedly; I can’t read it) “puked in someone’s car” and “passed out on his way back from a party.” Kavanaugh has said that the book was “fictionalized” and that Judge probably “picked out names of friends of ours to throw them in.” (The “FFFF,” according to the New York Times, was a in-joke about Kavanaugh’s friend Christopher Garrett, a.k.a. “Squee,” who reportedly stuttered his “f’s” when drunk.)

According to the New York Times, Judge, whom Christine Blasey Ford alleges was present while she says Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed and covered her mouth at a high school party, has been interviewed by the F.B.I.

The letter just adds some finishing touches to a now-crisp portrait of Brett/Bart’s high school and college binge-drinking compiled by peers’ recollections of his involvement bar fights and blackouts; the shitshow “boofing” yearbook which Kavanaugh said was inspired by Animal House; an anecdote Kavanaugh himself shared at his alma mater Yale about bar-hopping with 30 classmates group-chugging from a keg on the bus ride home and falling on the university steps.

The likelihood that Kavanaugh puked prolifically through an elite education is not only a depressing testament to the type of dude who’s a Senate vote away from getting a lifetime appointment to the most dignified decision-making post in the land, but it corroborates a character portrait of a person capable of the alleged sexual assault against Christine Blasey Ford. Andrea Evers, a high school friend of Ford’s and part of the Georgetown Prep circle, told the Washington Post that students at Georgetown Prep used alcohol in a calculated plan to abuse women. “The boys were pretty brutal,” she said. “They would do what they could to get you drunk, and do whatever they would try to do to you.”

The letter includes the line: “I think we are unanimous that any girls we can beg to stay there are welcome with open… Anyway I think we’re all set.”

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