Joe Biden—“Did You Ever Think You'd Turn On A TV And Roughly Two Out Of Three Ads Would Be A Biracial Couple Selling A Product?"
09/08/2020
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One of the least remarked aspects of the 2020 election is that Joe Biden is running on being the anti-Trump, but with his vanity and inability not to blurt out uncomfortable truths, he is the second most Trump-like figure in American politics.

There are probably a lot of talented black male comic actors who would love to be cast in a funny TV commercial as the clueless dad-husband with the smart and sassy black wife, but those roles are reserved these days for white men.

Update: Yes: Biden said:

And by the way, the main reason why I’m optimistic, because your generation — black, white, Hispanic an Asian-American — did you ever think you’d turn on a TV…and roughly two out of three ads would be biracial couples selling a product? That never would’ve happened in the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s.

If this were the 1990s, Saturday Night Live would do a sketch where Biden is the clueless white dad in a TV commercial and Kamala is his smart and sassy black wife.


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