Biden: Tea Party not “racist”

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The Obama administration has sent out Joe to address what the administration thinks of the Tea Party movement.

Vice President Biden said Sunday that neither he nor the president thinks the Tea Party is a “racist organization,” after the NAACP voted Tuesday to condemn the “racist elements” in the conservative activist movement.  Biden, speaking on ABC‘s “This Week,” said both members and those on the “periphery” of the movement have expressed “racist views” which he described as “really unfortunate.” But despite the differences the administration has with Tea Partiers, Biden says he does not think that certain behavior by some members accurately portrays the movement as a whole. “I wouldn’t characterize the Tea Party as racist,” Biden said. “I don’t believe, the president doesn’t believe, that the Tea Party is a racist organization. I don’t believe that — very conservative, very different views on government and a whole lot of things, but it is not a racist organization.”  (Source: Fox News)

What do you think? Is what VP Biden said just talk or the truth on this issue?

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