'He hugs everybody': Women divided over defense of Biden
April 4, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — It's simply a "human touch." He's a "warm, affectionate person." ''He hugs everybody."
In the days since allegations surfaced of uninvited touching on the part of Joe Biden, several women in politics and beyond have been coming to his defense, vouching for his character and saying it was merely his old-fashioned tactile style at issue — nothing intentional, and certainly nothing sexual.
But the nature of the defense, coming frequently but not exclusively from older women, as well as Biden's own assertion that he never felt he was acting inappropriately, raises some uncom...