When I saw Joe Biden become visibly chocked up when offering his rebuttal to the idea that as a man he could not understand what it was like to wonder if your child would recover from a life threatening situation I saw something you don’t see everyday from politicians. I saw real, true emotion. I was not sure what caused Joe Biden to choke up so I ran to Wikipedia and found this.
Thinking back to this is what I think caused him to become choked up. I think he did more to bring both men and women to his side by showing real paternal love for a child. A man showing real true love for a child isn’t something you see every day in America. As Americans we sometimes fall back into the 1950s mind set of “Man go to work; Make money; Provide for family, Women stay home; Care for children”.
As a new father I know the love I feel for my daughter and while I may not agree with Joe Biden on his stance about somethings, mainly net neutrality, his pro-RIAA stance and Internet taxes, I do sincerely appreciate his openness and seemingly transparent display of a strong man showing love for his family.