The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) denied Democrat Joe Biden’s claim that the black civil-rights group had endorsed him “every time I’ve run.”
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In a statement, NAACP president Derrick Johnson underscored: “Yesterday, former Vice President Joe Biden made a comment about the NAACP’s endorsement. We want to clarify that the NAACP is a non-partisan organization and does not endorse candidates for political office at any level.”
Johnson issued the statement in response to Biden’s racist, entitled insult to black Americans that “you ain’t black” if you don’t vote for him.
Biden also bragged that he had won the black vote in South Carolina’s Democratic primary election by a landslide in February. “I won every single county,” Joe boasted. “I won the largest share of the black vote that anybody had, including Barack.”
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) May 23, 2020
The NAACP’s Derrick Johnson warned Biden that he should not assume that black voters will automatically vote for him just because he’s a Democrat.
He also cautioned Biden to be better-prepared before interviews, so he doesn’t make sloppy gaffes that accidentally reveal what he really thinks beneath the virtue-signaling veneer.
“You cannot take the African-American vote for granted,” Johnson said. “It is the vote that brought him this far. There has to be stronger preparation when you go on platforms like ‘The Breakfast Club,’ because it is an aggressive platform. But it’s also a platform that many millennial and younger African-American voters listen to. So it will, and can, leave an impression.”
(Source: CBS News)
Johnson said instead of cavalierly acting like he’s entitled to the black vote, Biden must work for it (like President Trump does).
“In order for his campaign to win, he must garner more support from the African-American community, and those [‘you ain’t black’] comments take away from that,” Johnson said. “If his campaign is not taking that serious at this juncture, there’s a lot of questions that need to be answered.”
Other prominent black leaders agreed. Robert Johnson was America’s first black billionaire and the founder of BET (Black Entertainment Television).
After Biden made his racist remarks, Johnson issued a statement blasting Biden for acting like he and the Democrats own the black vote.
“Vice President Biden’s statement represents the arrogant and out-of-touch attitude of a paternalistic white candidate who has the audacity to tell Black people — the descendants of slaves — that they are not Black unless they vote for him.
This proves unequivocally that the Democratic nominee believes that Black people owe him their vote without question. He should spend the rest of his campaign apologizing to every Black person he meets.”
Robert Johnson is a lifelong Democrat who has praised President Trump for producing record-low black unemployment and making strides to help the black community.
“I give the president credit for doing positive things, particularly for African-Americans,” Johnson said in September 2019.
Facts are tough on Democrats… pic.twitter.com/dd6AD2nziU
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) August 12, 2018
As recently as December 2019, Johnson predicted that President Trump would easily win reelection, thanks to the then-sizzling economy.
Of course, the economy has since tanked, thanks to the extended, one-size-fits-all lockdowns.
However, President Trump said he built the best economy in U.S. history — and he’ll do it again.
Meanwhile, the hashtag “Joe Biden is racist” is currently trending on Twitter.
— 🍺Neal🍺 (@neal_nyr11) May 23, 2020
Reminder: Biden was close friends with KKK leader Robert Byrd, a former Democratic senator whom Hillary Clinton called “her mentor.” In 2010, Biden gave the eulogy at Byrd’s funeral.
Here is Joe Biden holding hands with his friend Robert Byrd, WV Senator & KKK leader, in the 1970s.
🔵They worked together to pass an amendment to block integration in public schools
— Anita Dick (@GloryOfGodney) May 23, 2020
One Twitter user said civil rights activist Malcolm X was correct when he said: “The White Liberal is more deceitful, more hypocritical than the Conservative. The White Liberal has perfected the art of posing as the Negro’s friend and benefactor. The White Liberal is able to use the Negro as a pawn.”
“The White Liberal is more deceitful, more hypocritical than the Conservative. The White Liberal has perfected the art of posing as the Negro’s friend and benefactor. The White Liberal is able to use the Negro as a pawn.” — Malcolm X#JoeBidenIsRacist https://t.co/ufZJ0X6aOb
— The Stunt Queen Agency (@StuntQueenAgncy) May 23, 2020
One person tweeted a gif of a slavery plantation and remarked: “Sleepy Joe Biden probably remembers this as ‘the good old days.’ To the Democrats, blacks aren’t people, they are just votes.”
#SleepyJoeBiden probably remembers this as “the good old days”. To the Democrats, blacks aren’t people, they are just votes, just like they used to be. Don’t support Joe and his racism. Don’t be a mindless tool for the Democrats. #JoeBidenIsRacist pic.twitter.com/JAcWTGojQm
— Keevaro (@MichaelSGergen) May 23, 2020