During a rousing Labor Day speech in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, President Joe Biden falsely claimed that he was "very engaged" in the civil rights movement in the 1960s — a bogus story he has repeated so many times that "advisers" have had to "gently remind" him that he's lying. Even CNN and the New York Times have called BS on Biden's repeatedly debunked claim to civil rights fame.
"I got very engaged in — in my case, the civil rights movement. And — and as a kid, I was — I worked a lot in the movement at work. And I got deeply involved in the Democratic Party, because the Democratic Party in Delaware was a southern Democratic Party then," Biden said during his speech on Monday.
On “The Rubin Report" Tuesday, BlazeTV host Dave Rubin shared a clip of CNN’s Jake Tapper in 2019 debunking Biden's claims about having marched in the civil rights movement.
"[Biden] lied to voters, according to the New York Times ... about having marched in the civil rights movement," Tapper said before playing a clip of Biden making the false claim as far back as 1987, which Biden debunked himself the same year.
Tapper went on the share a quote from the 2019 New York Times article:
More than once, advisers had gently reminded Mr. Biden of the problem with this formulation: He had not actually marched during the civil rights movement. And more than once, Mr. Biden assured them he understood — and kept telling the story anyway.
"That is really, really weird," Tapper remarked.
It was also really weird when Biden claimed in January to have been "arrested" during the civil rights movement, saying "Seems like yesterday, the first time I got arrested — anyway."
And in September 2021, Biden weirdly lied about coming "out of the civil rights movement."
And here are a few more examples of Biden spinning tall tales about his civil rights activism, which he swears was "for real ... not a joke."
Joe Biden Faces Questions Over Claims of Civil Rights Activismyoutu.be
Then there's this montage of a whole bunch of other really, really weird lies from Biden's "doomed" 1988 presidential campaign.
Seems like Uncle Joe has had a little problem with serial lying for a really, really long time.
Rubin suggested that Biden may have been remembering his "mentor" and "friend" Democratic Senator and KKK member Robert Byrd when he said he got deeply involved in the civil rights movement back when "the Democratic Party in Delaware was a southern Democratic Party."
Rubin also talked about the continued fallout from Biden’s divisive “MAGA Republicans” speech, Fox News' Peter Doocy catching Biden in a lie about his own comments, and White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre doubling down on Biden’s talking points. Watch the video below. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.
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