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February 19, 2015

Busyhands Biden Must Stop Touching Women Now

#YesAllWomen.

Ashe Schow has a specific beat, and man, she owns that beat.

As my colleague Byron York pointed out on Tuesday, it's time to ask why itís okay for Biden to act like a 1960s corporate manager (without the extramarital affairs) but not okay for the coworker or friend to do so.

Especially given the fact that this is the same Biden who has for decades championed the Violence Against Women Act and more recently, the Obama administrationís efforts to combat campus sexual assault. In 2000, as York also noted, Biden said "There is no circumstance under which a man has a right to touch a woman without her consent other than self-defense." This would be at odds with the inappropriate touching of women by Biden during White House events. As far as I can tell, he has not been defending himself from constant physical attacks by politicians, wives or daughters. But I guess that would be the ultimate twist.

But with Democrats and their activists giving so much attention to the issue of campus sexual assault, could they really nominate someone who at nearly every event he attends does something that college activists would label as assault? Or will the old Richard Nixon defense be used: "when the president does it, that means that it is not illegal."

She then discusses Hillary.


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