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Joe Biden Ripped After Story on Nonconsensual Kiss: ‘Absolutely Disqualifying’

Progressive activist and former Nevada assemblywoman Lucy Flores accused former Vice President Joe Biden of inappropriately touching her and kissing her head during a 2014 campaign event for her run for Nevada lieutenant governor.

In a first-person story for The Cut, Flores wrote the incident, which took place while Biden was VP, began when Biden grabbed her shoulders as they waited backstage to go speak at the event.

“I felt him get closer to me from behind. He leaned further in and inhaled my hair,” she wrote.

“I was mortified. I thought to myself, ‘I didn’t wash my hair today and the vice-president of the United States is smelling it,” Flores continued. “And also, what in the actual fuck? Why is the vice-president of the United States smelling my hair?’ He proceeded to plant a big slow kiss on the back of my head.”

Pundits and journalist reacted to the news by noting that the disturbing story was not surprising, given that videos of Biden’s creepy public conduct have already gone viral. Others predicted many more will come if he chooses to run in the 2020 Democratic primary — where he is currently polling ahead of the pack.

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