The average age of the men on the Judiciary committee who disregarded Blasey Ford’s testimony was 62. This is what was on TV Saturday mornings during theirs and my childhood.
If you were raised on this kind of “entertainment”, why wouldn’t you think it was alright to muscle through a woman's discomfort to get what you want. And forgive yourself completely for it. We, the audience, are trained to laugh at this traumatization, internalizing these portrayals that help normalize sexual harassment and violence against women.