Joe Biden Defends Unapologetic Al Sharpton from Trump's 'Racist Attacks'


Joe Biden is doing his level best to save face with the racially-obsessed outrage mob, as evidenced by his recent defense of race hustler Al Sharpton in his feud with President Donald Trump.

Biden took his stand in a tweet on Monday, praising Sharpton and vilifying his potential opponent in the 2020 general election.

“[Al Sharpton] is a champion in the fight for civil rights. The fact the President Trump continues to use the power of the presidency to unleash racist attacks on the people he serves is despicable. This hate has no place in our country. It’s beneath the dignity of the office.”

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The issue Biden referred to started when Sharpton, who has a history of igniting racial division, jumped into the recent controversy regarding Trump’s comments on Rep. Elijah Cummings and his district, which includes much of Baltimore.

“As proven last week during a Congressional tour, the Border is clean, efficient & well run, just very crowded. Cumming District is a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess. If he spent more time in Baltimore, maybe he could help clean up this very dangerous & filthy place.”

Unsurprisingly, the left went into a tizzy in response. Sharpton, never one to waste a racial controversy, entered the fray when he tweeted an image of himself en route to Baltimore.

Of course, Trump had to reply, and he did so with a proper dressing-down of Sharpton’s ugly legacy.

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“I have known Al for 25 years. Went to fights with him & Don King, always got along well. He “loved Trump!” He would ask me for favors often. Al is a con man, a troublemaker, always looking for a score. Just doing his thing. Must have intimidated Comcast/NBC. Hates Whites & Cops!”

Despite acknowledging that Trump has criticized white people on many occasions, Sharpton said that Trump has a “particular venom” for black people in a speech later that day.

He also took a dig at the president and his cabinet on Twitter.

Claiming that Trump’s attacks on Cummings and Baltimore are racist is quite dubious, as there is no mention of race in the tweets at all. In fact, such criticisms of Baltimore seem to be common knowledge.

There’s even evidence circulating the news that verifies those claims.

Despite all of this, Biden had to take the leftist side in this fight. He began his campaign far ahead of the primary field by touting his record of compromise, which backfired with the progressive crowd.

Should Biden have stepped in to defend Al Sharpton?

Nevertheless, he didn’t see much of a dip in support until a separate racial controversy during the first round of debates. Primary opponent Kamala Harris took a racial angle while attacking his opposition to federally forced busing, and Biden was woefully unprepared to deal with it.

The Democratic front-runner is still pinned against the wall by the progressive wing of his party, and he believes that even slightly angering the racially-obsessed outrage mob could spell political disaster.

Even if that means embracing radical political actors with a truly terrible history.

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Cade graduated Lyon College with a BA in Political Science in 2019, and has since acted as an assignment editor with The Western Journal. He is a Christian first, conservative second.
Cade graduated Lyon College with a BA in Political Science in 2019, and has since acted as an assignment editor with The Western Journal. He is a Christian first, conservative second.
BA Political Science, Lyon College (2019)