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More Lies From Joe Biden

Jeff Katz
February 25, 2020 - 2:44 pm

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden used the widely debunked "very fine people" hoax while criticizing President Trump at a rally in South Carolina on Monday.

While speaking to a half-empty gymnasium at the College of Charleston, the former vice president claimed:

"This guy is more George Wallace than he is George Washington … When in fact all those folks came out of the fields in Charlottesville, Virginia — close your eyes, and remember, friends, what you saw on that television — you saw people coming out of fields with lighted torches at night, spewing hate, antisemitic bile, accompanied by white supremacists and Ki Klux Klan, and in fact when a young woman was killed, resisting the hate, they asked the president what he thought, what did he think? He said there were, quote, 'very fine people on both sides.' No president has ever done anything like that."

Of course, as has been reinforced over and over again, President Trump was not referring to white supremacists when using the phrase "very fine people." He was, in fact talking about the non-violent protestors on both sides of Charlottesville. He also explicitly said that the white supremacists should be "condemned totally."