The internet, like a diamond, is forever.
That’s a truism that comes back to bite a number of people in this world who have posted things they’ve come to regret later.
Take Joe Biden Staffer Michael Ramirez, the campaign’s “digital organizing director” in Arizona, for example. Now that he is working for a public figure, and his name is known to those interested in politics, his online profiles are getting the vetting that all public figures get, the Arizona Daily Independent searched his Twitter account and…well…
“I want to tell a girl to make me a sandwich just to see the look on her disgusted feminist face,” he wrote in 2012.
“Let’s talk about dat ass….lmaooo,” Ramirez said in 2014.
“It’s hard as f*ck to hit on women when you’re drunk,” he mused in 2013. “You know how hard it is to make sense when you can’t feel your tongue?”
“I wish a police officer would ask me for my papers,” Ramirez wrote on Twitter in 2014. “I would tell him to go f*ck himself.”
“The views expressed in these years-old tweets don’t reflect the views of the Biden Campaign or the Arizona Democratic Party. Michael has apologized to the campaign staff for this and is regretful of his actions,” the campaign said in a statement.
Wouldn’t you know the political side that condemns chauvinistic behavior accepts an apology for it for themselves but does not compel one for the women slighted in the initial Tweets? Considering the candidate’s record on touching and sniffing in public, there should be no surprise in that.