Joe Biden is trying to save himself from the national controversy surrounding his comments about working well with segregationist senators, as part of a political history in which he openly supported segregation, defending it by using the concept of “black pride.”
“Was I wrong a few weeks ago to somehow give the impression to people that I was praising those men, who I successfully opposed time and again? Yes, I was. I regret it. I’m sorry for any of the pain or misconception I may have caused anybody. But should that misstep define 50 years of my record fighting for civil rights and racial justice in this country? I hope not. I don’t think so,” Biden stated.
Biden tried to brush off the controversy in South Carolina Sunday.
When South Carolina state Sen. Marlon Kimpson introduced Biden to a crowd gathered for his afternoon town hall, he provided a fiery dismissal of the controversy.
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