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Daily Debunker: Joe Biden's 'White Kids' Gaffe

Featured on Snopes today: One more example of why they call Joe Biden a "gaffe machine," the internet goes crazy trying to figure out Quaden Bayles' real age, and more...

Published Feb 22, 2020

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Former U.S. vice president (and current presidential candidate) Joe Biden is by no means alone among politicians in making embarrassing verbal blunders, but it seems to happen so frequently that some observers have taken to calling him a “gaffe machine.”

A case in point is a remark attributed to Biden in 2019 during a speech on education: “Poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids.”

Did he really say that? David Mikkelson’s report includes video of the speech in question.

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