Joe Biden’s past grabs, gropes and kisses have again been in the news, and Politico has been covering the story and the allegations:

Sounds like Joe’s in some hot water, but not even seven full years ago, during the midpoint of the Obama presidency, Politico took a different approach to the very same Joe Biden:

Well, there it is:

Jonathan Allen, who was at the time Politico’s White House bureau chief, added this about a month before the 2012 election:

It’s undeniable that he’s a little different than the other candidates on the presidential ticket — the vice president is a big flirt.

And that’s no April Fools joke.