President Joe Biden’s comment at a White House reception for Black History Month has sparked controversy among Republican voters, with many criticizing the statement as “racist” and divisive.
During the event, Biden highlighted the importance of learning about the good, the bad, and the truth of the nation’s past, but it was his comment, “I may be a white boy, but I’m not stupid,” that drew the most backlash.
Republican figures such as Nick Adams, Collin Rugg, Benny Johnson, and John LeFevre have all condemned the remark as pandering and self-deprecating, arguing that it only serves to fuel anti-white sentiment.
Many Republicans are expressing their outrage over what they see as a “racist” comment, and some are calling for the president to issue a statement clarifying his intentions.
The incident highlights the ongoing concerns over the promotion of anti-white sentiment by some on the left and in the media, as well as the controversy surrounding Critical Race Theory (CRT) in schools.
As the political divide continues to widen, it’s important for both sides to avoid comments or actions that could further exacerbate tensions and instead focus on finding common ground.