‘Creepy Joe’ fees resurface after Biden asks 6-year-old lady if she’s 17
President Biden’s critics dusted off the “Creepy Joe” tag after the Democrat’s newest puzzling interplay with a younger lady at a public occasion.
At a dinner Sunday to honor service members and their households, Mr. Biden approached a younger lady and declared, “I love your ears,” referring to what gave the impression to be her Mickey Mouse ears.
He requested her title. She shyly answered, “Catherine.”
“What a beautiful name. That’s my mommy’s name,” Mr. Biden stated. “How old are you, 17?”
The lady shook her head. Another lady answered: “No, she’s six.” He replied in mock shock, “Six?”
The Associated Press reported that he “lightheartedly bent down and joked with a 6-year-old” on the “Friendsgiving” dinner in Norfolk, Virginia, however commentators on social media characterised the alternate as one other instance of Mr. Biden’s cringeworthy habits.
“Can someone please keep this man away from children?” requested PragerU host C.J. Pearson on X.
The Proud Elephant account tweeted in all capital letters: “this guy is a creep!!!” Other feedback included “ultra cringe moment,” “pure cringe,” and “beyond creepy.”
RedState contributor Nick Arama urged Mr. Biden to “stop the sidling up to little girls; it continues to just be downright creepy.”
Biden to just a little lady: “How old are you? 17?”
Can somebody please hold this man away from youngsters? pic.twitter.com/CSLIdaHBtN
— CJ Pearson (@thecjpearson) November 19, 2023
Collin Rugg, co-owner of Trending Politics, quipped: “I’m surprised he didn’t try to sniff her,” referring to earlier episodes wherein Mr. Biden appeared to odor or kiss the hair of women and girls at public occasions.
For instance, throughout Sen. Chris Coons’ 2015 swearing-in ceremony, Mr. Biden gripped the Democratic senator’s 13-year-old daughter Maggie by the arm, whispered into her ear, and kissed her on the pinnacle as she leaned away from him.
Mr. Coons later informed Fox News Sunday that “she doesn’t think the vice president is creepy.”
Other images from related ceremonies present Mr. Biden kissing the highest of a younger lady’s head and rearranging the lengthy brown hair of one other younger lady.
At former Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s 2015 swearing-in, Mr. Biden stood behind Mr. Carter’s spouse Stephanie, positioned his arms on her shoulders and whispered in her ear. She regarded uncomfortable, however later stated Mr. Biden was providing his assist.
Those incidents occurred when Mr. Biden was vp, however in July he was once more accused of creepiness by nibbling on the shoulder of a younger lady in Finland as her mom held her. The lady turned away earlier than he may give her a peck on the pinnacle.
The Sunday dinner at Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads wasn’t the primary time Mr. Biden has in contrast a lady to an older teenager.
In 2021, he informed a veteran’s daughter, “I love those barrettes in your hair, man.”
“I’ll tell you what, look at her—she looks like she’s 19 years old sitting there like a little lady with her legs crossed,” Mr. Biden stated from the rostrum, referring to a lady who was reportedly elementary-school age.
In 2019, former Democratic congressional candidate Lucy Flores stated that Mr. Biden put his arms on her shoulders, smelled her hair, and planted a “big slow kiss” on the again of her head at a 2014 marketing campaign look.
After that, she stated, “pictures started to surface of Vice-President Biden getting uncomfortably close with women and young girls.”
“Biden nuzzling the neck of the Defense secretary’s wife; Biden kissing a senator’s wife on the lips; Biden whispering in women’s ears; Biden snuggling female constituents,” stated Ms. Flores in an op-ed in The Cut.
“I saw obvious discomfort in the women’s faces, and Biden, I’m sure, never thought twice about how it made them feel. I knew I couldn’t say anything publicly about what those pictures surfaced for me; my anger and my resentment grew,” she wrote.
In 2019, the pro-Trump Great America PAC launched a one-minute video referred to as “Creepy Joe Biden” exhibiting his up-close interactions with women and girls.