r/PublicFreakout Sep 22 '22 Helpful 4 Wholesome 7 Take My Energy 1 Rocket Like 1 Silver 4

Trumpist Curses at KKK members (context i found on original video)

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u/eohorp Sep 22 '22

Props to that dude for recognizing the KKK tries to find comfort with the right and attacking them instead of pretending they're secret democrats.

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u/chrismamo1 Sep 22 '22

The "kkk are dems" line might be the most annoying trope in modern American politics. I'm not sure I believe that anyone sincerely believes it, they just collectively pretend to.

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u/philsubby Sep 22 '22

And the popular response for why so many black people are democrats is "They're brainwashed." You don't think calling the 96% of black voters who voted for Biden brainwashed is racist? No actually, we're protecting them!

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u/Forrest024 Sep 23 '22

I do feel like biden is racist lol and he just trys to act like he is not to stay in his constituents good graces.

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u/OakenGreen Sep 23 '22

He is. We had to vote between two racists. This time we chose the lesser.

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u/philsubby Sep 23 '22

Why do you think he's racist lol?

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u/retirement4DILFs Sep 23 '22

Probably his past racist remarks

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u/philsubby Sep 23 '22

Why do you think so many black people voted for him then? Just lesser of two evils?

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u/retirement4DILFs Sep 23 '22

I’m not black and didn’t vote for either of them so I can’t say

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u/philsubby Sep 23 '22

That's a fair answer lol.

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u/lurker_cant_comment Sep 23 '22

Having looked into it, I don't buy this at all.

The biggest examples always brought up where his opposition to busing as a solution to desegregation and the 1994 crime bill.

Except he was clear that he fully supported desegregation, he just thought busing wasn't going to work well to get there, and for the crime bill he was following prevailing opinion, including that of the leadership in the black community.

Context is everything when evaluating racism. Claiming something is racist because it could be read that way - especially when ignoring all the context surrounding that statement or idea - does not actually tell you whether the person who did that thing believes racist ideas.

From what I can see, sources claiming Biden is a racist are people or media with an axe to grind, and not once have I seen a case where a claim of "racism" against him held up in full context.

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u/retirement4DILFs Sep 23 '22

I don’t believe you have given the examples in this thread alone.

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u/lurker_cant_comment Sep 23 '22

Forgive me for not reading deep into the comments on this thread, because the only one I saw in my perusal was relating to the crime bill.

But feel free to enlighten me on these other cases. I'm all ears.

I'm sure you've made a good-faith effort at objective research to see if those claims bear out in truth and not just in an echo chamber. Right?