Douglas Grant

One view at 'The View': Joe Biden is awesome

When the Democratic frontrunner stopped by the table of "The View" on April 26 for his first interview since announcing his presidential run, he was afforded an honorific rarely applied to U.S. vice presidents: “The legendary Joe Biden!”It was a warm homecoming. They called him Joe; he called them friends. Meghan McCain asked him, “What took so long to get into the race? We’re so happy you finally announced.”When the subject turned to Biden’s handling of the 1991 Anita Hill/Clarence Thomas hearings, Joy Behar joked, “Welcome to the 'View' apology tour.” She all but fed Biden lines on how to handle apologizing to Hill (“You know, I think what she wants you to say is…”), but Biden wouldn’t bite.

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