Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden endorsed Michigan congressional nominee Jon Hoadley Wednesday despite remarks Hoadley made in 2004 and 2005, calling women “breeders.”
Hoadley, who is hoping to unseat GOP Rep. Fred Upton in Michigan’s 6th Congressional District, also previously published a conversation on his blog which referenced four-year-old girls wearing thongs, The New York Post reported. The blog, “Rambling Politics,” was deleted in early August.
“Jon has been an advocate for working families and better schools as a state Representative for the last five years. He works hard for the people of southwest Michigan, and I’m proud to support his campaign,” Biden’s endorsement said.
“I hope you’ll join me in helping get Jon elected to Congress.”
The National Republican Congressional Committee called on Hoadley to withdraw from the race and has referred to him as a “pedo sex poet,” a phrase that the LGBTQ Victory fund said perpetuated harmful stereotypes of gay men as pedophiles, The Detroit News reported.
If elected, Hoadley would be the first openly gay member of Michigan’s congressional delegation, according to the Detroit outlet.
There is no place in Congress for the deranged musings of down on his luck pedo