Nina Turner, co-chair of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) presidential campaign, ripped into Joe Biden (D) in a scathing op-ed over the weekend, arguing that the former vice president has “repeatedly betrayed black voters.”
Turner, a black woman herself, criticized Biden and argued that Sanders is a better choice for black voters across the country.
“Will our community side with former Vice President Joe Biden, who has repeatedly betrayed black voters to side with Republican lawmakers and undermine our progress?” she asked.
“Or will we stand with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and a movement that has been fighting for racial and economic justice since the civil rights era?” she continued, citing Biden’s work as a senator:
As a recent NBC News headline said of Biden’s time in the Senate: “Biden didn’t just compromise with segregationists. He fought for their cause.” The NBC report quoted the NAACP’s legal director saying that