We Will Miss Joe Biden

The Authentic Perspecitive

December 2nd, 2016

A lot of people are upset that, come January next year, President Barack Obama will be leaving the Presidency and the White House. A lot of people, also, are upset that Vice President Joe Biden will be leaving alongside Obama as well. I am one of those people.

In the last few months, many silly memes have been circulating social media about Joe Biden. America is trying hard to make the situation funnier and much less sad!
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But besides all the funny things Biden has done, such as point when Obama said to wave, tell Obama to say the State of the Union is “on fleek,” and constantly eat ice cream, Joe Biden has done a lot for America.

One of the Vice President’s main efforts over the years was to end violence against women.  Back in 1990, when Biden was a Senator, he introduced the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in the United States Congress. This helped improve the criminal justice system and create services for victims. While in the White House, Biden continued his efforts. He appointed the first ever White House Advisor on Violence Against Women, Lynn Rosenthal, soon after entering the White House. Her role is to advise Biden on domestic abuse and sexual violence issues. In 2011, Biden launched the “1is2many” program, which uses technology and outreach to get the message out and to help reduce violence and sexual assault.

When Biden leaves office in January, alongside Obama, his strong efforts will hopefully be continued by the new staff. Have a good retirement, Joe Biden, and eat all the ice cream you can get!

Viewpoints Editor
Jill Augustine

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