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 $1 Christine 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 is a New York-based senior editor who oversees breaking news coverage. He previously worked at NBC News. Have a tip? Send it Here!