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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to Skya Rhen (Reply #17)

Mon Jun 24, 2019, 02:59 PM

23. When he has told that story in the past...


he didn't say he wasn't called boy, which makes no sense in that sentence, he was more artful in his declaration. The correct form of that statement is "Eastland never called me 'senator," Biden told the Jones supporters. "He called me 'son.'" That's what he said while speaking at a campaign stop for Senator Doug Jones in 2017. When the boy-son construct is used son seems like it could be an endearment whereas using the senator-son construct it is obvious that Eastland is being dismissive of Biden and not according him the respect he earned being a sitting senator. It's just my opinion, but I think Biden would have done well to have made that clear as soon as this started to be a story.
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