In a video of his arrival, the two are seen walking and talking. Some online have already labeled the hand-holding as “creepy” and “weird.”
President Biden holds hands with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) at the Detroit Auto Show. pic.twitter.com/0YB2zKYJjg
— The Recount (@therecount) September 14, 2022
Republican Michigan gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon, who is endorsed by former President Donald Trump, sounded off on the odd photographs and videos of her opponent and the president.
“Holding hands as they drive our state off a cliff,” tweeted Dixon.
Former acting Director of National Intelligence and former Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell said, “Gretchen Whitmer wants Joe Biden to dump Kamala Harris,” adding that he hoped “they are talking about Michigan students’ plunging reading and math scores.”
Gretchen Whitmer wants Joe Biden to dump Kamala Harris.
Also, I hope they are talking about Michigan students’ plunging reading and math scores. https://t.co/jK8KMoMVAi
— Richard Grenell (@RichardGrenell) September 14, 2022
— Kaylee McGhee White (@KayleeDMcGhee) September 14, 2022
— Tim Pool (@Timcast) September 14, 2022
“This is my wife…” https://t.co/NHRBLG8PP0
— Stephen L. Miller (@redsteeze) September 14, 2022
Biden has been criticized in the past for odd or inappropriate gestures. In 2019, he left people puzzled when he nibbled his wife Jill Biden’s finger during a campaign stop as she spoke onstage.
But why though, Joe? pic.twitter.com/I69vZJoq6o
— Independent Women’s Voice (@IWV) December 1, 2019
He has also been accused of sniffing hair and invading the personal space of primarily women on various occasions, which he has vowed to be more careful about since.