Heitkamp Endorsing Biden, After She Voted Against Kavanaugh, Makes Her a Resounding Hypocrite

Former Vice President Joe Biden appears to support Sen. Heid Heitkamp in her re-election bid Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at the Fargo Air Museum. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service

MINOT, N.D. — I’m not convinced that former Vice President Joe Biden did anything particularly untoward to Tara Reade.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know Reade worked as an aide in Biden’s Senate office and now says he sexually assaulted her in the early 1990s.

You can read a timeline of her accusation against Biden here.

We all know Biden is a handsy fella, and prone to saying deeply inappropriate things, and there’s certainly no excuse for that, but what Reade is alleging is on a different level from the sort of Biden behavior that’s a verified part of the public record.

I don’t want to say she’s lying, or not credible, because I don’t know if she is or isn’t. I will say that the evidence she’s provided so far is unpersuasive.

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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