REPORT: Joe Biden’s affectionate, physical style with women comes under scrutiny

MARCH 31, 2019

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In some of the photos, Joe Biden is behind the women, his hands on their shoulders, as he whispers in their ears. He embraces Hillary Clinton, his hands around her torso. He kisses a young girl’s head, his fingers framing her face, as she looks blankly toward the camera.

This affectionate and sometimes intimate physical style is one of the former vice president’s trademarks, a defining feature of the warm and upbeat persona he has built during more than four decades in the national spotlight. But the appropriateness of Biden’s physical behavior toward women is now being questioned, after a female Democratic politician penned a viral Internet piece describing an alleged 2014 encounter that left her offended and uncomfortable.

The article goes on to state the following:

As Biden prepares to announce if he will run for president in 2020, the episode has raised questions about whether the older, self-described “fingertip politician” is well-suited for the White House in the wake of the #MeToo movement and at a moment of rapidly shifting social norms. Biden, an outspoken critic of domestic violence who led efforts to pass the Violence Against Women Act in 1994, has also faced sharp criticism from women over his handling of the Anita Hill hearings in 1991 and his subsequent comments about the topic.


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  1. Georgene Isanhart March 31st, 2019 at 8:59 pm

    I wonder what his excuse will be for groping, kissing & sniffing little girls hair??


  2. Kim March 31st, 2019 at 9:15 pm

    He’s always been a pig! Now president pig? Nope


  3. Patty March 31st, 2019 at 10:58 pm

    and he like the very young also. He’s a creepy pedo.


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