“At least there was some civility,” said the former Vice President. “We got things done. We didn’t agree on much on anything… But today, you look at the other side and you’re the enemy. Not the opposition, the enemy.”
Although Biden has made some cringe-worthy comments about race in the past, his popularity is proof that many black voters are willing to overlook certain views from a candidate.
Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, one of Biden’s rivals for the 2020 Democratic nomination, called on him to apologize, but here’s an uncomfortable truth: There are some black voters who have taken the same pragmatic approach to politics.
Some will even support racist politicians. Here’s why.