Skip to comments.Biden Tells Coal Miners To "Learn To Code"
Posted on 01/02/2020 7:42:48 AM PST by Helicondelta
During a rally yesterday, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden spoke to a crowd in Derry, N.H., a town that many miners call home. He acknowledged the economic setbacks and job insecurity that coal miners face these days, and gave them some advice: learn to code.
According to Dave Weigel of the Washington Post, Biden said, Anybody who can go down 3,000 feet in a mine can sure as hell learn to program as well... Anybody who can throw coal into a furnace can learn how to program, for Gods sake!
According to Weigel, the comment was met with silence from the audience.
Biden's campaign has proposed moving the U.S. away from fossil fuels to reduce the countrys carbon footprint.
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Tone deaf just doesn’t begin to describe this.
What an idiot
” Anybody who can throw coal into a furnace can learn how to program, for Gods sake!
Boiler feeding isn’t what miners do, Joe.
Can you imagine the media if a Republican had said this?
But if you tell MSM “actors” when they lose their jobs on facebook or twitter to “learn to code” you will get suspended.
If you are in the hospital and you code, what is that?
They would be suspended from Twitter/Facebook almost immediately
It is in the TOS that telling any MSM or media person to Learn to Code after layoffs or firings it is considered hate speech and you will be suspended immediately
He basically said he doesn’t care about blue collar/trade workers. That doesn’t sell well.
This has to be satire right?
No way Quid Pro Joe is this tone deaf
Joe has no clue what Code is
Joe knows coal!
why is it that Joe Biden is the first in his family ever to go to a university? ... Those people who could work eight hours underground and then ... My ancestors, who worked in the coal mines of Northeast Pennsylvania and would...
He is !
This guy thinks the way out of a hole is to keep digging.
We have got to make sure he gets the Democrat nomination this summer. With him and maybe Poka-honkey as his Running Deer, I mean running mate, President Trump might even have a chance to out-do Reagan in 1984. And their “coat-tails” will surely send Nancy to the back bench, and, if we’re lucky, AOC back to the cocktail circuit.
Let us assume 4 out of 100 miners could learn to code well enought to get a job: The JOBS would be given by Democrat Leaning Software companies to contract workers with an H1b Visa from India.
Wow, I just hope the Democrats nominate Biden. I was going to vote for Williamson in the Democrat Primary (to have some fun), but now I may have to vote for Biden...as he’s way over his head.
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