Posted on May 10, 2019

Biden Flashback: D.C. Schools Worse Than Iowa Because of High Black Population

Amanda Prestigiacomo, DailyWire, May 9, 2019

When Biden was asked by The Washington Post about the discrepancy in school performance in Iowa compared to schools in Washington, D.C., the Democrat cited the high population of African-Americans and other minorities in the D.C. area.

“There’s less than one percent of the population of Iowa that is African American. There is probably less than four of five percent that are minorities. What is in Washington? So look, it goes back to what you start off with, what you’re dealing with,” he told the paper.

At the time, the Post chalked up Biden’s comments as a “stumble” — leeway the mainstream press would not likely afford to anyone on the Right, certainly not in 2019.

The Democrat went on to discuss “dysfunctional homes” in minority communities and suggested minority mothers don’t talk to their children “from the time they’re born.”

“When you have children coming from dysfunctional homes, when you have children coming from homes where there’s no books, where the mother from the time they’re born doesn’t talk to them — as opposed to the mother in Iowa who’s sitting out there and talks to them, the kid starts out with a 300-word larger vocabulary at age three,” Biden said. “Half this education gap exists before the kid steps foot in the classroom.”


Similarly, a racially charged clip of Biden from 2007 discussing condom use in the black community and AIDS testing re-emerged online last week. “On a debate stage alongside Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama, Biden bragged about spending his entire summer trying to convince black men to wear condoms, scolded ‘the community’ for being ‘in denial’ about AIDS, and praised Obama for getting an AIDS test,” The Daily Wire previously reported.