Ta-Nehisi Coates: Joe Biden Shouldn’t Be President

Posted on June 20, 2019 5:27 pm

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Prominent liberal writer Ta-Nehisi Coates told Democracy Now that Joe Biden should not be president and the former vice president owes his current political position as the leading Democratic presidential candidate due to his relationship with Barack Obama.

A host for Democracy Now asked Coates if Biden should apologize for his remarks earlier in the week that praised the level of “civility” he witnessed in the Senate working with Southern segregationists senators.

“Joe Biden shouldn’t be president,” Coates said. “If he ends up being the nominee, better him than Trump, but I think that’s a really, really low standard.”

Coates went on to criticize