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Joe Biden’s claim that he was a civils rights leaders could says the biggest problem for the Democratic presidential candidate, Alana Goodman, investigative political reporter at the Washington Examiner.
They say, if you don’t remember the 1960s, you were probably there.
Well, Joe Biden missed by more than a decade Tuesday night, when he mentioned that two important events of the 1960s: the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and sen Robert F. Kennedy.
The gaffe came during a speech in Iowa, while the 76-year-old Biden was comparing the years of his young adulthood to the current day.
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“Just like in my generation, when I was murdered from the school, Bobby Kennedy and Dr. King, in the 70s, the end of the 70s, when I engaged … ,” Biden recalled.
But King and Kennedy were assassinated in 1968, about two months.
It was only the latest in a series of slip-ups for the democratic party of the “Europe 2020” presidential frontrunner.
Last Friday at a fundraiser in his home state of Delaware, Biden Burlington, Iowa, confused, and Burlington, Vt., during a campaign, trying to remember where he had given that speech. The cities are over 1100 miles apart.
Earlier this month, Biden said, “the poor children” are just as smart as “white children,” and last weekend, he was told, incorrectly, that he met with survivors of the February 2018 Parkland, Fla., school shooting-while Vice-President, even if he had left office more than a year before the attack.
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He also has former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to Theresa May confused twice since may.
Biden press Secretary is CNN, the focus on Biden said, the error is a “press a narrative, a voters ‘ narrative.”
Fox News’ Brie Stimson contributed to this story.