The former vice president was alluding to the dozens of national origins that make up the U. Hispanic population, especially in Florida, a presidential battleground. He later clarified his remarks on Twitter.
And though Trump is already seen by a majority of Americans as racially divisive, the stakes magnify every Biden slip, real or perceived. His latest comments came as Biden decides on a running Woman looking real sex Hamlet, with several women of color among his finalists.
The timing increases the likelihood that his choice will be pressured to explain or interpret how Biden talks about race and ethnicity.
To be sure, polling shows Black Americans overwhelmingly support Biden over Trump. Biden has a Ladies looking casual sex Fort Ashby among Latinos, as.
Both trends roughly reflect recent presidential elections, with Democrats drawing more diverse support and Republicans leaning much more heavily on white voters. Biden talks plainly of systemic inequalities and institutional racism that traces from slavery through Jim Crow segregation and the current criminal justice system and economy, links that Trump plays down or denies.
Similar movement helped cost Hillary Clinton states like Michigan, Wisconsin and Florida ingiving Trump an Electoral College victory despite Clinton winning almost 3 million more votes nationally. Trump's allies are keen on those undercurrents.
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