We’ve got to recognize that kid wearing a hoodie may very well be the next poet laureate and not a gangbanger.
Ladies and gentlemen, there are too many black men, and I might add women, in prison.
Next poet laureate? What? A diamond in the rough? Street rat-cum-prince? Aladdin?
Only in the movies, dude.
And what does it mean, “too many” in prison? What do raw numbers have to do with the case?
If some are in prison unjustly, then they must of course be released. But perhaps on the contrary, numerous gangbangers are walking the streets freely, having committed major crimes. They then deserve to be punished.
For all we know, there are too few blacks in prison. If Biden had argued against the drug war, he might have made an important point. Far be it from him to say anything useful, though.