Skip to comments.Joe Biden Says He’s ‘So Sorry’ For What Anita Hill Went Through
Posted on 11/14/2017 4:43:40 AM PST by EdnaMode
One woman put Joe Biden on the spot Monday afternoon over how he handled Anita Hill when, as a senator, he chaired the confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas nomination to the Supreme Court.
The former vice president appeared at Glamours Women of the Year summit in New York with his wife, Jill Biden. After the discussion, BuzzFeeds lifestyle editor, Rachel Miller, stood up with a question for him.
In the context of changing the culture and women being brave enough to come forward, Im wondering if theres anything that you would do differently with regards to Anita Hill, if given the opportunity? Miller asked.
Biden, who long has been an outspoken advocate for women, has been criticized for how he handled Hill when she testified against Thomas to the Senate Judiciary Committee in 1991. Many people believe Biden didnt do enough to stand by Hill or shield her from attacks when she accused Thomas of sexual harassment.
Lets get something straight here, I believed Anita Hill. I voted against Clarence Thomas, he responded to Miller. The only issue in the Anita Hill case was whether or not there could be information submitted in a record without a name attached to it, anonymously accusing someone of something, he said, referring to criticisms that he didnt encourage more women to testify against Thomas.
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MS hill is a worthless POS.
And I recall reading some years back, the “Long Don Silver” comments came from a sexual harassment case that Hill studied as a law student and certainly had nothing at all to do with Thomas himself. Really takes your breath away to see what that woman and her allies in the media got away with so easily back then.
Did he ever say that about Gennifer Flowers or any of the others Bill and Hillary destroyed???
Someone at buzzfeed asked this ?
Someone lost their job.
What he regrets is the rope used in that high tech lynching was not strong enough.
Senator Biden was the first questioner. Instead of the softball questions hed promised to ask, he threw a beanball straight at my head, quoting from a speech Id given four years earlier at the Pacific Legal Foundation and challenging me to defend what Id said. I find attractive the arguments of scholars such as Stephen Macedo, who defend an activist Supreme Court that would strike down laws restricting property rights. That caught me off guard, and I had no recollection of making so atypical a statement, which shook me up even more. Now, it would seem to me what you were talking about, Senator Biden went on to say, is you find it attractive the fact that they are activists and they would like to strike down existing laws that impact on restricting the use of property rights, because you know, that is what they write about.pp 235-236 of "My Grandfather's Son" by Clarence Thomas
Since I didnt remember making the statement in the first place, I didnt know how to respond to it. All I could say in reply was that it has been some time since I have read Professor Macedo But I dont believe that in my writings I have indicated that we should have an activist Supreme Court. It was, I knew, a weak answer. Fortunately, though, the young lawyers who had helped prepare me for the hearing had loaded all of my speeches into a computer and at the first break in the proceedings they looked this one up. The senator, they found, had wrenched my words out of context. I looked at the text and saw that the passage hed read out loud had been immediately followed by two other sentences: But the libertarian argument overlooks the place of the Supreme Court in a scheme of separation of powers. One does not strengthen self-government and the rule of law by having the non-democratic branch of the government make policy. The point Id been making was the opposite of the one that Senator Biden claimed I had made.
Dopey Joe still doesn’t want to accept that she was lying. Brain damage will do that.
What, getting caught as a liar?
“Really takes your breath away to see what that woman and her allies in the media got away with so easily back then.”
Because we don’t have the MSM monopoly on information now as we did then.
I wonder if Bill Clinton ever dropped his trousers and told sloe Joe to “kiss IT”.
Did Creepy Uncle Joe ever molest Chelsea?
That whole #FakeEpisode was such a circus. I can vividly remember my friends and I laughing at the TV “hearings” as the camera showed Ted Kennedy sitting there in “judgment” of Clarence Thomas
What a magnificent public show of empathy!!
This is virtue signalling at its finest coming from a true professional!!
There can be no doubt that Joe is getting in position to make another run at the presidency.
Is Joe also sorry for what all the women and children he himself has molested had to go through?
And what about all the women Bill Clinton raped, molested and sexually abused?
And what about the abuse “Bill’s Bimbos” suffered at the hand of Hillary Clinton?
And what about the trail of dead people Bill and Hillary have left behind them?
Don’t people like Mary Mahoney, Ron Brown, Vince Foster, Kathy Ferguson, Bill Shelton and Seth Rich deserve a little of Joe’s empathy?
I am so sorry for all the children molested on camera by Joe Biden as he swore in the fathers to the US Senate
Do you think a 10 or 13 year old girl might remember the VP of the US touching her breasts with his knuckles, thumbs and fingertips , pulling her back into his crotch, whispering into her ear as he held her in his grip like orey and stroked her hair- all while her parents stood beside him smiling up at the Camera?
Watch the videos of the 2014 Senate swearing in. Watch them in slow motion. Watch Bidens hands. Watch the faces of the girls as they understand what is happening.
What about what Mary Jo Kopechne had to go through, Joe?
Time for Tawana Brawley and Crystal Mangum to come out from under a rock
The selective outrage from these hypocritical Democrats is nauseating.
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