Former vice president Joe Biden’s recent remarks about his cozy relationships with segregationists are prompting demands for an apology, as well as a closer look at the 2020 presidential front runner’s long history of questionable comments and far-right policies.
Biden praised the late Sens. James Eastland and Herman Talmdage – Democrat segregationists from Mississippi and Georgia, respectively – during a fundraiser last Tuesday, and he continued the theme when he referenced the late South Carolina Sen. Fritz Hollings, another Democrat segregationist, at a fish fry there on Friday, Vice.com reports.
“The only thing I miss is my buddy Fritz Hollings, he was one of my mentors and I’m sorry he’s not here,” Biden said, referring to a man who said blacks attend trade conferences to “get a good square meal” instead of “eating each other.”
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