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Friday, May 08, 2020

A court document from 1996 shows former Senate staffer Tara Reade told her ex-husband she was sexually harassed while working for Joe Biden in 1993. The declaration " exclusively obtained by The Tribune in San Luis Obispo, California " does not say Biden committed the harassment nor does it mention Reade's more recent allegations of sexual assault. Reade's then-husband Theodore Dronen wrote the court declaration. Dronen at the time was contesting a restraining order Reade filed against him days after he filed for divorce, Superior Court records show.

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"does not say Biden committed the harassment nor does it mention Reade's more recent allegations of sexual assault."

This seems to vindicate Biden more than it implicates him.

#1 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-05-08 07:07 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

But, but, but, Trump grabbed someone by the -----!

#2 | Posted by goatman at 2020-05-08 07:12 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

That seems to implicate Trump more than it vindicates him.

#3 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-05-08 07:17 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

This election cycle, it's Stink Finger Joe causing the disarray in the perpetually lost Democratic party. Tens of millions of Democrats in the country and Moldy Joe is the best they can come up with?

#5 | Posted by goatman at 2020-05-08 07:24 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Trump deflections fall flat
#4 | POSTED BY MUSTANG

But, but, but, Trump grabbed someone by the -----!
#2 | POSTED BY GOATMAN

Hmmm.

#6 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-05-08 07:37 AM | Reply

Funny how the worm turns.....you want to make sex a big deal....well, then it's a big ------ deal.

#8 | Posted by eberly at 2020-05-08 08:59 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Rut Roh, Raggy!

#9 | Posted by JeffJ at 2020-05-08 11:03 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Remember how the DR Left was saying that they would wait to condemn Biden until more corroboration came out?

It seems like only yesterday...

#10 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2020-05-08 11:18 AM | Reply

What corroboration?

#11 | Posted by bored at 2020-05-08 12:14 PM | Reply

Worth a read:

I wanted to break this story. Badly. About half a dozen women had stepped forward around the time I spoke with Reade to say they were bothered by how Biden had touched them at events. I wrote a column praising them for staring down the political media that had given him a pass for all those years. Reade's story took these complaints further " showing how even lower-grade inappropriate conduct can have real consequences for a woman's career, an important subject that we still don't talk about nearly enough.

I knew I wasn't the only reporter Reade was talking to. The New York Times had three reporters on the story, she told me. On April 3, the day after we first spoke, she texted me four times. She wanted to know when I planned to publish, and she warned me that other outlets were getting ready to do so.

www.vox.com

#12 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-05-08 12:18 PM | Reply

There are at least 4 women who have accused enemies of trump of sexual attacks. Three have been proven false and two have now admitted they were paid to lie.
Without strong physical evidence I will not believe any accusations favoring the GOP fascists.

#13 | Posted by bored at 2020-05-08 12:21 PM | Reply

"Without strong physical evidence"
#13

I bet he'd let you smell his finger.

#14 | Posted by LIVE_OR_DIE at 2020-05-08 01:00 PM | Reply

This election cycle, it's Stink Finger Joe causing the disarray in the perpetually lost Democratic party.
#5 | Posted by goatman

I bet he'd let you smell his finger.
#14 | Posted by LIVE_OR_DIE

Thank goodness sexual assault victims everywhere have you guys to defend them.

#15 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-05-08 01:10 PM | Reply

More Fake News by the usual (R)tarded troglodytes.

#16 | Posted by a_monson at 2020-05-08 01:48 PM | Reply

"More Fake News by the usual (R)tarded troglodytes.

POSTED BY ABORTED_MONSON "

Aren't you lefties glad you have this kind of brain power on your side? The rightwing sure is!

BTW, rcade made it plain he doesn't like the term (D)tard, and being the unbiased moderator he is, he surely must not approve of (R)tard. Just a friendly reminder so that you don't end up in jail like the guy who used (D)tard.

You're welcome.

#17 | Posted by goatman at 2020-05-08 01:59 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 4

Without strong physical evidence I will not believe any accusations favoring the GOP fascists.

#13 | POSTED BY BORED AT 2020-05-08 12:21 PM

Yet you ardently believe the allegations in the two underage rape complaints filed by Lisa Bloom in two States that Judges forced her to dismiss because she couldn't/wouldn't produce, in camera, her supposed "client".

Go figure.

#18 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2020-05-08 02:04 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Biden is mortally wounded,if not by this,by his own increasing dementia. Wake up, for once Goatman is correct. Is Joe Biden the best the Dems have?
He can't be.We need some imagination here, Any untainted candidate could beat Trump.

Hillary Biden, Bloomberg. Not the right stuff.

Cuomo, Bernie,Warren. Could be.

The Dems are gonna blow this, Bigly.

#19 | Posted by Effeteposer at 2020-05-08 02:11 PM | Reply

I believe Reade. I also believe E Jean Caroll and I believe Jessica Leeds and Kristin Anderson and the other 20+ women who have accused Trump of sexual assault.

I think Trump and Biden should make a deal with each other that the country deserves better and agree to refuse the nomination for President from their respective parties.

#20 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2020-05-08 03:53 PM | Reply

I think Trump and Biden should make a deal with each other that the country deserves better and agree to refuse the nomination for President from their respective parties.

#20 | POSTED BY JOHNNY_HOTSAUCE AT 2020-05-08 03:53 PM | REPLY

Sorry but that isn't happening and while Biden is far from perfect he sure beats Trump. Good guys seem to get chewed up and swallowed by politics so they never seem to win. Your choice is a marginal candidate or a really evil one.

#21 | Posted by byrdman at 2020-05-08 04:03 PM | Reply

So because Biden has molested women it is OK for all of us to molest women?

#22 | Posted by sawdust at 2020-05-09 09:18 AM | Reply

grab em by the ----, sawdust.

it's what you voted for.

#23 | Posted by Alexandrite at 2020-05-09 09:37 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#21 BYRDMAN

Uh, you're otherwise good man instituted the bankruptcy bill forcing students into scolastic debt to the grave, the private prison system instituted across our nation, and he still opposes even legal marijuana and almost single-handedly instituted the war on drugs. Biden is a POS. The status quo that votes "on gut alone" can go to hell with him.

#24 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2020-05-09 05:33 PM | Reply

#24 When you give Capitalism enough rope to hang itself, it starts with the poor.

We should probably thank Biden for showing how right Marx was.

Mighty white of you, Joe Biden!

#25 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-05-09 06:23 PM | Reply

This kind of clears Biden even more.

At some point, Trump should just offer to smell Biden's finger and nod if it smells like Miss Teen USA grade stuff.

#26 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2020-05-10 12:59 AM | Reply

"I believe Reade."

Which version of her story?

#27 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-05-10 01:16 AM | Reply

.....you want to make sex a big deal....well, then it's a big ------ deal.
#8 | POSTED BY EBERLY

Wait. Are you saying it's not a big deal?

Sex? Or sexual harassment?

Are the dozens of women who have come forward claiming Trump sexually assaulted them admissible?

Or do we keep ignoring their existence?

#28 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-05-10 01:23 AM | Reply

Rut Roh, Raggy!
#9 | POSTED BY JEFFJ

Remember when you pretended to support Biden?

That was some funny shht.

#29 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-05-10 01:27 AM | Reply

Remember how the DR Left was saying...
#10 | POSTED BY RIGHTOCENTER

Whether Biden did it or not, he's a better choice than Trump.

Remember the last time you posted something worth reading?

Neither do I.

#30 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-05-10 01:30 AM | Reply

How long before this woman follows Paula Jones and does a spread in Penthouse magazine?

#31 | Posted by sentinel at 2020-05-10 01:51 AM | Reply

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