First lady Jill Biden didn’t have a particularly great Wednesday, considering she arrived in to give a speech to a simpatico union crowd in Delano, California, and left after a gaffe worthy of her husband and some on Twitter wondering if she spoke in front of a Nazi-inspired flag.
According to The New York Times, Biden traveled to a pop-up vaccination site for farmworkers to speak at an event hosted by the United Farm Workers union. The occasion was César Chávez Day — the birthday of the Hispanic labor organizer who founded the group that would eventually become the UFW.
This was originally touted as a success. The pull-quotes from publications like The Times were favorable.
“We depended on those who kept going to work every single day,” Biden told roughly 100 farmworkers and local politicians at the event.
“Without the farmworkers who kept harvesting our food, or the factory workers