After the firestorm following Sleepy Joe’s praise for two unrepentant segregationists – James Eastland and Herman Talmadge — you would think that Biden would want to avoid another unforced error – in judgment.
Well, you would be wrong.
Which leads to two possible explanations for this latest gaffe:
Either Biden cannot control his urge to say dumb things, or maybe he unconsciously does not want to be POTUS.
Via American Mirror.
Former vice president Joe Biden’s recent remarks about his cozy relationships with segregationists are prompting demands for an apology, as well as a closer look at the 2020 presidential front runner’s long history of questionable comments and far-right policies.
Biden praised the late Sens. James Eastland and Herman Talmdage – Democrat segregationists from Mississippi and Georgia, respectively – during a fundraiser last Tuesday, and he continued the theme when he referenced the late South Carolina Sen. Fritz Hollings, another Democrat segregationist, at a fish fry there on Friday, Vice.com reports.
“The only thing I miss is my buddy Fritz Hollings, he was one of my mentors and I’m sorry he’s not here,” Biden said, referring to a man who said blacks attend trade conferences to “get a good square meal” instead of “eating each other.”
The references to segregationists are only one of many issues perturbing progressives online, where many are posting clips of his past comments on a wide variety of issues that will undoubtedly cause problems for his campaign to unseat President Trump.
“In 1992, Biden said his crime bill would do everything but hang people for jaywalking,” Arthur Schwartz posted to Twitter with a video from C-SPAN 2.
In the video, Biden touted the fact that the legislation contained 53 death penalty offenses. In another, posted by ChuckMondi, Biden explained how he teamed up with Sen. Strom Thurmond, a segregationist, to impose mandatory minimum sentencing for crack cocaine possession, an issue that predominately impacted blacks, as well as the death penalty for drug dealers in certain circumstances….