Working for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign has to be a sure-fire way to get a raging ulcer in the pit of your gut. Especially when part of the strategy for getting him elected involves trying to keep him out of the public eye as much as possible.
After all, you don’t want the opposition to find out that his mental faculties are, shall we say, not functioning at full capacity.
Yesterday, Biden made a comment about the black community that seemed to indicate that they didn’t contain diversity of thought and other things, while Latinos did. He then went on later in the day to make a similar statement.
Of course, Biden tried “clarify” his comments in a Twitter post that essentially amounted to a non-apology, which has folks pretty ticked off.
Here’s more on this from The Daily Wire:
“Earlier today, I made some comments about diversity in the African American and Latino communities that I want to clarify. In no way did I mean to suggest the African American community is a monolith—not by identity, not on issues, not at all,” Biden wrote on Twitter. “Throughout my career I’ve witnessed the diversity of thought, background, and sentiment within the African American community. It’s this diversity that makes our workplaces, communities, and country a better place.”
Biden added, “My commitment to you is this: I will always listen, I will never stop fighting for the African American community and I will never stop fighting for a more equitable future.”
Biden followed that remark up with a similar comment later in the afternoon during a separate interview, saying, “Now what I mean full diversity, unlike the African American community and many other communities, you’re from everywhere.”
Check out some of the responses to this nonsense on Twitter:
Clarify? There is not a single word clarifying what you meant in your series of tweets. Whoever is writing these tweets for you is doing a poor job. https://t.co/UyKtHVrhTd
— Rita Panahi (@RitaPanahi) August 7, 2020
but I had been reliably informed by certain members of the press that Biden a) said nothing wrong and b) didn't say what you clearly heard him say. https://t.co/JyifS6YCnZ
— tsar becket adams (@BecketAdams) August 7, 2020
It is veeeery interesting to me that @JoeBiden felt compelled to apologize for these comments that most of the media said he didn’t make or ignored.
Quick 🧵thread🧵 https://t.co/3q4qyRmxfp
— Drew Holden (@DrewHolden360) August 7, 2020
Clean up on aisle cringe https://t.co/WzAr5hTpai
— Igor Bobic (@igorbobic) August 7, 2020
How in the world can anyone vote for this guy? Can the campaign even realistically recover from comments like this one?
Now you know why the left is pushing so hard for Biden to skip the presidential debates. If he does, he’ll look weak. If he doesn’t, he’ll look incompetent.
Things are definitely not looking good for the poor guy.