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Post-Masculine Politics

Joe Biden may be sensitive enough to win over Hillary voters. From my piece on yesterday’s “Unconventional Women” event here in Denver:

The good news, though, is Joe Biden. Yeah, he’s a man — but he’s a submissive one. He has a cameo in a documentary Blanche Lincoln and Barbara Boxer’s daughters put together about the women of the Senate, 14 Women (it’s dated: there are 16 now, and Boxer is counting on 18 before long). After we hear about the regular bipartisan get-togethers the women of the Senate hold, Biden declares “they get together and cross party lines like we used to.” Apparently duos like Orrin Hatch and Ted Kennedy, John McCain and Russ Feingold, etc., don’t count because . . . well, we’re so over white men in politics.

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