Michigan Senate candidate John James unloaded on Joseph R. Biden’s history of condescending comments about Black Americans after the Democratic presidential candidate referred to the Republican as a “disaster.”
“Joe Biden, don’t forget your place in Black America,” Mr. James said in a Friday online video. “You’re only where you are because you were Barack Obama’s vice president. That’s it. That’s it. The people who you rely on so desperately for the position you’re in and for the position you want are African Americans, yet you continue to insult us.”
Mr. James, who is Black, swung back after the former vice president weighed in on the Senate race during an appearance in Southfield, Michigan, with Democratic Sen. Gary Peters, who is running for reelection against Mr. James.
Mr. Biden accused President Trump of seeking to destroy Obamacare and said to Mr. Peters: “Just like your opponent calls it a disaster. Talk about a disaster, there is a disaster. The