Skip to comments.Joe Biden is the unwitting architect of the sex-panicked hellscape he’s now living in
Posted on 04/03/2019 1:50:43 PM PDT by rickmichaels
Joe Biden made the issue of sexual assault on campus his own. He forced a new interpretation of Title IX onto universities that required them to investigate and dole out unfair verdicts in sexual harassment and assault accusations. Unqualified bureaucrats took the place of police, lawyers, and judges, and as a result, a rash of false allegations were championed by victim advocates who had no understanding of the law or respect for due process. Its been almost a decade of this appalling overreach. The lawsuits on behalf of these falsely accused young men and women are still working their way through the court system.
NowBiden is being taken down by the same bogus standards that he introduced across Americas campuses, and we are being asked to feel sorry for him. Not only did Biden advocate for consent across campuses, but he also advocated for affirmative consentthe exact standard he has violated over and over again in viral clip after viral clip of hair-smelling, handsy sleaziness. Countless young college students have been expelled and had their lives completely ruined for unwanted touching that was way more innocent than Bidens.
Because of voices like Bidens, the public has lost the ability to discern the difference between rape, ambiguous consent, or encounters that simply leave people feeling uncomfortable.
In the sex-panicked, puritanical culture that grew out of the 2011 Dear Colleague letter, what used to be minor grievances or embarrassing stories are now being championed as evidence of toxic masculinity or rape culture. The college students of that time have since graduated and taken influential positions in media and culture. They spent their college years being taught that social justice trumps due process. They were rewarded for expressing such preposterous opinions. Now they help to drive the conversation in the press and on social media.
Feeling uncomfortable is not abuse, and its embarrassing that we allowed such inane claims to permeate our culture. Questioning whether or not someone was too drunk to consent does not equal condoning rape. But thanks to Joe Biden we were told not to ask questions. We were told to disregard basic civil rights and decency in favour of blind belief.
This is the world he has wrought.
While schadenfreude can be fun, there is nothing amusing about the #believe, #rapeculture, #metoo environment that Biden helped create. Many who have fought against the undermining of due process are now being asked to help defend people like Biden when they fall victim to their own insane policies. But its not that easy.
Those who have struggled to draw attention to the very misfortune Biden is now facing should not forget how he contributed to his own downfall. They have a duty to hold him to that responsibility. While Biden may be feeling sorry for himself right now it doesnt repair the past.
We dont want an apology from Biden that caters to what he thinks the public wants to hear. Although if he did so Im sure hed say his perception was different than his accusers. We want an apology for his lack of foresight. But, now that hes accused, hes not able to undo the mistakes of his past.
What if hes innocent of any real misconduct? If Biden had cared about such things in the past, while he had the power to do so, it might play a part in our current consideration of his fate.
Those who have fought for due process will not take pleasure in watching Biden thrown under his own bus, but rushing to his aid should not be engaged in as an altruistic act. There is more at stake than Mr. Biden or any political party he represents. It is not acceptable for him to only start caring when it is his own reputation on the line.
It doesnt matter what political party you represent if you dont care about protecting innocent people against wrongful convictions. Clearly, Mr. Biden didnt concern himself with this in the past, so why should he care now?
Politicians and lawyers shape our legal system. They are meant to do so with the public interest in mind. If Biden wants the benefit of the presumption of innocence, and hes not getting it, then he has only himself to blame.
Maybe Joe Biden didnt do what hes accused of. Unfortunately for him, he didnt care enough about protecting due process while he had the chance. Maybe politicians in the future will keep that in mind.
If Biden is counting on sympathizers for the falsely accused to defend him, well, he should have thought of that sooner. Hoaxsters were lifted up as folk heroes while the falsely accused, if they were lucky, received their justice in hushed tones. Many young people had their lives destroyed. Many young people took their own lives. And people like Biden, who are in the position to protect the rule of law, never seem to care about it until its too late.
Perhaps his presidential dreams are dashed, but his life should not be destroyed due to these allegations. But nor should the lives, education, and careers of those young men and women who were also denied due process. Perhaps men like Biden, who were quick to jump aboard the finger-pointing panic bandwagon when it suited them, will give more consideration to rule of law the next time they are presented with the choice of upholding due process or giving in to the justice of the mob.
Couldn’t have happened to a nicer creep.
Be nice if the Democrats’ monster just ate them, but it won’t.
Not to mention his Gun Free School Zones which have made those places a target rich environment for the perps at Columbine, Sandy Hook, Marjory Stoneman, and elsewhere like that.
#MeToo weaponized v2.0
Biden co-authored the Violence Against Women Act that threw out any rights for men accused of domestic violence.
Do not judge, lest ye be judged.
you mean do not molest let ye be molested. Wait, may be the creep really wants it..
Biden is a phony and utterly dishonest scumbag who stands for nothing but his own advancement. If The One had not chosen him as a running mate he would be considered nothing but a creepy dumbass.
When Biden publically disowns Lord Justin Fairfax and His Slickness, then I might listen to what he has to say.
I think we need a Criminal Investigation, where there’s smoke...
This explains what I meant in another Biden thread. We’re getting closer to “feeling uncomfortable” = rape.
Back in the ‘80s I was warned as a Sunday School teacher never to place your hand on a child that wasn’t your own. It has reached the point where most men are 100% hands off when it comes to children that aren’t family for fear of accusations.
No evidence. No intent. All that matters is how the “victim” “felt” which can morph itself in any number of ways.
Sure, I think Biden takes it too far and, sure, there are pedophiles everywhere but I grew up where a hand on a shoulder or a brief shoulder hug wasn’t some sign of prurient intent. Is it any wonder our generation is raising a bunch of neurotics because women are the only people allowed to touch them for the first 15 years?
Biden owns this one...
Joe, Biden, then man who got into a battle of wits with himself and lost.
It’s like he took HIMSELF out behind the gym for a good beating...or a groping.
Schadenfreude is the experience of pleasure, joy, or self-satisfaction that comes from learning of or witnessing the troubles, failures, or humiliation of another.
He was not “unwitting”. He’s been pushing this for 25 years.
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