Joe Biden just stuck his foot in his mouth again.
While speaking at an event, he suggested that poor kids are just as bright as white kids.
So, no white kids are poor? All black kids are poor? What was he even trying to say?
The Washington Examiner reports:
Biden tells supporters: ‘Poor kids are just as bright and talented as white kids’
Joe Biden, the 2020 Democratic front-runner, told his supporters in Iowa that “poor kids” were just as clever and able as “white kids.”
Speaking at a town hall for the Asian & Latino Coalition PAC in Iowa, the former vice president said, “The other thing we should do is we should challenge these students. We should challenge students in these schools that have advanced placement classes in these schools. We have this notion that somehow if you’re poor you cannot do it.”
“Poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids — ” Biden said, to some scattered applause, before correcting himself, “ — wealthy kids, black kids, Asian kids.”
Earlier Thursday, he made another fumble while speaking at the Iowa State Fair, saying: “We choose truth over facts.” Last week, Biden used the nonexistent word “expodentially” when speaking to reporters.
Watch the video:
As you can imagine, people had things to say about this on Twitter:
Joe Biden: Donald Trump is the most racisty racist of all the racists!
*rally crowd cheers wildly*
And I’m here to tell you: “poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids!”
— Jason Howerton (@jason_howerton) August 9, 2019
There are actually people who honestly and truly believe this moron stands a chance against Donald Trump.
It's truly amazing.
— Brian Cates (@drawandstrike) August 9, 2019
Countdown to all the Dems who spent the past week telling us how dangerous racism is now telling us Joe did nothing wrong. That he really meant (insert excuse that shows Joe actually is intersectional af) and that this isn't a pattern of insanely racist shit Biden says.
— Comfortably Smug (@ComfortablySmug) August 9, 2019
“Poor kids are just as clean and articulate as white kids” -Joe Biden, in like, a month
— Madame X (@theologyphile) August 9, 2019
Is Biden even going to make it to Iowa?