"Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden alleged on the campaign trail last year that he had jumpstarted his academic career at Delaware State University."
"However, according to a new report in The Washington Times, the historically Black college refutes Biden's claims."
"The director of news service for Delaware State, Carlos Holmes, said that the former vice president was never a student, though he has made appearances on campus twice before for commencement speeches at the university in Dover."
“Vice President Biden did not attend DSU,” Holmes said earlier last week. “However he was the Commencement keynote speaker in 2003 and , and during the former he was awarded an honorary doctoral degree.”
"Biden had made the claim during an October 2019 town hall event held at the historic Wilson High School in Florence, which was founded in 1866 by the Freedmen’s Bureau for Black children seeking an education.
“I got started out of an HBCU, Delaware State — now, I don’t want to hear anything negative about Delaware State,” Biden told the crowd, as shown on video. "They’re my folks.”
Biden went on to win the South Carolina primary – a turning point for the candidate — before eventually clinching the nomination.
Earlier this month, the Biden-Harris campaign named Delaware State University President Tony Allen — formerly a speechwriter in Biden's Senate office – to its transition team advisory council." FN
Well, pilgrims, the question is – Does Joe know that he was never a student at ole DSU? Was this claim made in SC yet another of his old man's fantasies? You know, like his dreaminess on the subject of the military glory that has been his family's history.
Or was this nonsense spouted at a historic Black high school merely a cynical ploy intended to gain Black votes in the South Carolina Democratic primary election?
All the world, or at least me, wonders. pl
I think this must just be another elder incident.
He went to the Univ.of Delaware.
In the moment he conflated Delaware State Univ.with Univ of Delaware. And didn’t correct himself because he doesn’t see the error.
Not a good omen.