Votes and conscience, &c.

Former vice president Joe Biden speaks at a community event in Henderson, Nev., February 14, 2020. (Gage Skidmore)
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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O bviously, we can discern patterns when it comes to groups and voting. Groups? Yes, racial groups, ethnic groups, religious groups, and so on. I am not naïve about such matters, I hope. Yet people are individuals too, not necessarily bound to their group or groups.

Last week, Joe Biden made a crack: “If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black.”

He quickly apologized for it, saying, “I shouldn’t have been such a wise guy. I shouldn’t have been so cavalier.”

Referring to the black vote (as people call it for convenience), he said, “I


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