Investigative journalist does a deep-dive into Biden's Role during Anita Hill's testimony — and we should all know it

Investigative journalist does a deep-dive into Biden's Role during Anita Hill's testimony — and we should all know it
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I will admit that I really don’t want Biden to run. I think his time has passed, and like a certain other old person running (and a couple of younger ones), their main traits are being white, male, and recognized. But I think it’s good for all of us to know the story of what happened with Anita Hill’s testimony and the part played by Biden. It’s not what I’ve heard, and I think it’s far better if we all know the real story.

So, a lot of people remember the hearing the way they wanted to.

Let him begin:

Her name being leaked in order to help a Republican nominee, where have I heard that before?

So the Senate purposefully made it harder for Hill’s testimony to be taken seriously. The parallels are striking.

So Biden brought in people to corroborate her story.

The GOP was acting like our GOP even back then. But Biden was there to defend Hill.

Biden went after the GOP witnesses.

Looong thread short, Biden, unlike conventional wisdom, did quite a lot to try to validate Hill’s testimony, and treated her as good as he could. Biden’s regrets, that he talks about how, are that he couldn’t figure out how to do more.


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