Biden Thought These Voters Were Locked In. His Cockiness Could Cost Him

By Bo Beard | May 17, 2024

Outdated perspective

Recent polls indicate a decline in support for President Joe Biden among Black voters, a trend that has surprised Democrats. 

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This reaction exposes a concerning and outdated perspective on American minorities. Governor Kathy Hochul of New York, a Democrat, made a jarring statement at the Milken Institute Conference in California, suggesting that young Black children in the Bronx are unfamiliar with computers. 

An apology

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This remark, perceived as disconnected from reality and condescending, led to her issuing an apology. Democrats' steadfast belief in the narrative that systemic racism confines Black Americans to poverty and ignorance has blinded them to the needs and perspectives of successful middle-class African Americans.