Early in the morning on an October day, Virginia Thomas–wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas–left a voicemail message on Anita Hill’s work phone. Thomas basically demanded an apology from the woman who, 20 years ago, almost cost her husband a Supreme Court Justice appointment with allegations of sexual harassment. Hill refused to apologize and now Thomas recently told a reporter that the call was “probably a mistake.” Probably?
If you were Anita Hill, how would you have handled that whole voicemail debacle?
Read more about the change of heart and the transcript of the original voicemail here.