In interview on how to unite nation, Biden says ‘10-15% of Americans aren’t very good people’

In interview on how to unite nation, Biden says ‘10-15% of Americans aren’t very good people’

[Ed. – The phrase basket of deplorables is available if he’d like to use it.]

In an interview on the widespread anti-racism protests sweeping America, Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden said that despite 10 to 15% of Americans being “not very good people,” the country would overcome its divisions.

Biden made the remark in an online town hall event Thursday night, moderated by actor Don Cheadle, in which he spoke of the need to unite the country. Ryan Wilson, CEO of The Gathering Spot, a cultural private-membership group, was also present in the discussion.

“Do we really think that this is as good as we can be as a nation? I don’t think the vast majority of people think that. There are probably anywhere from 10 to 15 percent of the people out there that are just not very good people,” Biden said.

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“But that’s not who we are. The vast majority of people are decent.”…

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