Joe Biden is moving out from his basement….
He made two stops last weekend….
One to the scene of protesters to talk to them….
Another to a black church…
He will go to Philly to talk about something opposite of Donald Trump….
Instead of confronting protestors?
Biden will seek to express underling and comfort to them…
Trump offers nothing but confrontation….
Biden message IS what leadership should be doing….
…Trump reportedly was taken to the White House bunker on Friday night. On Sunday and Monday, he ripped Democratic governors for not taking firmer actions with demonstrators.
Biden appeared Monday to be seeking a contrast with Trump.
He met with African American community leaders in Wilmington, Del., and also hosted a virtual roundtable with mayors of cities who had been at the epicenter of the weekend’s chaos.
That followed an appearance he made over the weekend, when he visited one of the protest sites near his home in Delaware. Photos posted to his social media accounts show him taking to his knee while talking to a black man and child.
In a statement over the weekend, Biden said “protesting such brutality is right and necessary. It’s an utterly American response.
“But burning down communities and needless destruction is not,” he added, in the carefully worded statement that avoided mentioning “police.” …
Democrats believe Biden has seized the moment effectively, highlighting a lack of empathy from Trump. They point to Biden’s impetus for running for president in the first place: The president’s reaction to a 2017 white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Va.
“This is the extension of the argument he’s been making,” said Joel Payne, a Democratic strategist who served as the director of African American paid media on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, adding that Trump “doesn’t speak the language of unity. He speaks the language of division.”
Just like then, Biden has succeeded in making the argument that Trump “is not built for this moment,” Payne said. “Maybe this will fire up his base but that’s all he’s got right now.”…
image…Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden met with black political and religious leaders to discuss the death of George Floyd (AFP Photo/JIM WATSON)