Blasey Ford: ‘I Am Here Today Not Because I Want To Be. I Am Terrified’By David Taintor|September 27, 2018 10:40 am JOIN TPM FOR JUST $1Christine Blasey Ford: "I am here today not because I want to be. I am terrified." pic.twitter.com/vxcCaBL2Jr— TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) September 27, 2018 David Taintor David Taintor is a news editor at Talking Points Memo. Previously, he worked at NBC News and Adweek. He's a native of Minnesota. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Have a tip? Send it Here!