May 27, 2020

“I Cringed,” “Inappropriate,” “Not Qualified”: Joe Biden’s Racist Remark Universally Condemned

Joe Biden may be blaming Charlamagne Tha God for his racist, dehumanizing comments, but everyone knows the blame lies solely with Biden himself.

Biden’s decision to tell a Black man that he isn’t really Black if he doesn’t automatically support Biden for president has been universally condemned from leaders from both sides of the aisle as well as the media. 

Here are just some of the reactions to Biden’s racist comments: 

 

REP. JIM CLYBURN: I cringed, no question about that.

CHARLAMAGNE THA GOD: A white man is certainly not qualified to have that discussion.

SEN. TIM SCOTT: Who in the heck does he think he is?

FORMER U.S. AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH AFRICA PATRICK GASPARD: Vice President Biden is in no position to determine who is Black enough or not… Those are not the kind of comments that one should make.

YAMICHE ALCINDOR: There was a collective gasp at the idea that Joe Biden had the hubris to say that African-Americans aren’t Black enough.

AL SHARPTON: No one should qualify who’s going to be Black or anything else.

REP. VAL DEMINGS: Vice President shouldn’t have said it.

HARRIS FAULKNER: You don’t have to be any particular race to know when someone puts you down because you’re different.

PIERRE THOMAS: Note to older, white, male candidates: do not tell Black people what is Black enough or who is Black enough. It’s just not gonna fly.

REP. TERRI SEWELL: Clearly it was a mistake.

RAHM EMANUEL: It violated a simple, number one rule: You have to project that you’re gonna earn every vote.

DONNA BRAZILE: I believe that Joe Biden was incorrect in saying the statement, “you ain’t Black.”

ANDREA MITCHELL: No white person, no white politician should tell any Black person what it is to be Black.

DEVAL PATRICK: The African-American vote should not be taken for granted.

BEN CARDIN: There’s no way you can sugarcoat that. What he said was inappropriate.

JACK BREWER: The mask is off. America can see the real Joe Biden.

 

 

 

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