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Joe Biden Admits Fear Of Running Against Hillary Clinton
Despite the fact that Hillary Clinton garnered tremendous support during her run for POTUS, she was still second banana to who the people REALLY wanted as their next commander-in-chief.
“Uncle” Joe Biden would have been a shoe-in to beat our current Twitter-fingery President. He knows it too. But he admits in his new memoir, Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose, that he was fearful of what Clinton’s deep-pocketed supporters would bring to light about his family while they were grieving Beau Biden’s death.
‘My numbers on trustworthiness, honesty, and empathy were as high as they had ever been. And I was strongest where the most formidable candidate, Hillary Clinton, was weakest: the key swing states like Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Florida,’ he writes.
Biden spoke candidly about his trepidation that Clinton’s army “would stop at nothing” when it comes to opposition research. Despite the people’s affection for Biden, his family was exactly easter clean…
But at the time his bereaved family was being torn apart by his surviving son Hunter’s bitter split from his wife amid accusations of blowing a fortune on drugs and sex with prostitutes.
Hunter then started a new relationship, with his brother Beau’s widow.
Biden says Clinton asked him straight up if he planned to run and also him sent the ominous message:
‘But if I ran, I told her, I would not run a negative campaign. She said the same,’ he writes, but then she said: ‘Although some of our supporters can get out of hand sometimes, it would not be me.’
Sounds like some sh!t straight out of House of Cards (sexual harassment notwithstanding).
Kind of disappointing to hear that Biden was so confident about himself and his chances but held back out of fear of public humiliation.