Harvard College Professor Cornel West stated Tuesday that former Vice President Joe Biden “must get off his symbolic crack pipe” or he’ll lose black voters to President Trump within the 2020 election.
The liberal creator made the remark to The Washington Examiner in response to a tweet the president wrote Monday, criticizing Biden’s involvement with the 1994 crime invoice. The regulation had a compulsory life sentence for three-time felons and helped enhance the jail inhabitants.
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“If Trump comes out robust on felony justice reform, he’s going to get a slice of the black vote, as a result of that is life or loss of life,” West advised The Washington Examiner. “I believe Biden goes to need to take duty and acknowledge the contribution he made to one thing that was not a drive for good.”
In 2016, black voters had been additionally essential of Hillary Clinton’s involvement with the invoice, reminding her that she had known as the regulation’s targets “superpredators.” West stated he thought that damage her within the election.
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West helps Bernie Sanders for president.