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Shaking Hands with Women

Would you support a candidate who doesn’t shake hands with the opposite sex?

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Published: February 22, 2014

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Visitor Comments: 112

(95) Gene, March 18, 2014 2:57 AM

Shake hands /w opposite sex ?

Do we choose to keep respect traditional ? I do not see myself as being equal . I want to recognize women as someone I do not have capacity to be .Someone I admire & am attracted to and do not want to comon-ize . So I want to recognize females for the unique creatures they are maybe with a bow.

Anonymous, March 31, 2014 3:34 AM

Shake hands/w. opposite sex

How lovely! Meeting you would allow me to feel like a queen. How sad that so many men don't treat women this way.

(94) DC, March 13, 2014 9:46 AM

It goes both ways.

I'm not sure if it was covered in the multitude of comments, but hopefully a man can explains that it's about respecting ones significant other and not disrespecting the opposite gender.
Hopefully he can expand on the subject by equating that his wife/sister/mother cannot shake a man's hand either and they are not considered misandrists for doing so.
Being a Baal Teshuvah women's wear designer, this is my biggest test.

(93) Anonymous, March 8, 2014 2:55 AM

Of course I think he should not be penalized for his religious customs. As a secular Jew I belong to an Orthodox synagogue because I like the Rabbi, Rebbitzen and members. I have respect for their customs and rules and I appreciate their adherence to them. I learn much about our religion every time I am with them.

(92) Alan, March 7, 2014 12:36 AM

Give me a break

I am Shomer Shabbat, Kasher, and Shomer Chagim. However, this level of 'shomer' is obnoxious. I would NEVER vote for such a candidate, because I feel his sensibility is repugnant and provincial---and his religious views compromise his ability to be a thoughtful leader. I truly hope he loses.

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