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Biden called some Americans "not very nice people"

The most likely Democratic party candidate Joe Biden stated that 10-15% of Americans are "not very good people."

Biden spoke on Friday in a virtual meeting with young people, dedicated to protests in connection with the death of an African-American to George Floyd at the hands of the police.

"Do we really believe that we as a country can't be better? I don't think the vast majority thinks so. There are probably 10 to 15 percent of people who are just not very good people, but we as a country are not. The vast majority of people - decent people, and we must appeal to and unite people," Biden said.

In the past, such generalizations have been repeatedly hurt politicians. So, the Republican candidate in the 2012 election, MITT Romney suffered because of the statement that 47% of Americans do not pay income tax and, therefore, rely on the care of the state and will vote for Romney's opponent, Barack Obama. Although Romney has led a statistically exact figure, he had to apologize for the implication that people not paying tax are freeloaders.

Similarly affected is the candidate for the Democrats in 2016 Hillary Clinton, who called supporters of Donald trump "a handful of rogue". Trump mercilessly criticized Clinton, and his supporters began to call themselves "outcasts."