Famed Marxist intellectual and activist Angela Davis trended Monday on social media after throwing her support behind Joe Biden for president, calling it crucial to back the candidate “who can be most effectively pressured” by the left.
H/T: The Washington Times
“I don’t see this election as being about choosing a candidate who will be able to lead us in the right direction,” said Ms. Davis, University of California Santa Cruz professor emeritus, in a video clip. “It will be about choosing a candidate who can be most effectively pressured into allowing more space for the evolving anti-racist movement.”
Unnecessary translation: Biden ain't shit and we gone swarm dude if he's elected. But Biden is way less likely to kill us all. I trust Angela Davis and Josie Duffy and Camonghne Felix about all things political far more than I trust myself. https://t.co/reErHhZpw3— Kiese (@KieseLaymon) July 13, 2020
In a recent interview on Russia Today's Going Underground, Angela Davis discussed the Black Lives Matter protests that have taken over the world following the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police, the 2020 Presidential election, and why she believes Joe Biden is a better candidate despite both the Democrats and Republicans being tied to corporate capitalism. Watch below.
Interesting that Angela Davis is trending for saying she'll vote for Joe Biden, and not that she said this while appearing on RT.— Stephen L. Miller (@redsteeze) July 13, 2020
Angela Davis is an avowed Marxist, was the two-time VP candidate for the Communist Party, is a winner of the Soviet Union’s Lenin Peace Prize, was connected to violent murderous radicals, & made her endorsement of Joe Biden on Putin’s state-owned Russia Today. Very normal & cool. https://t.co/mttjFI4Gin— JERRY DUNLEAVY (@JerryDunleavy) July 14, 2020
This explains all. Here's former Communist Party USA vice presidential candidate Angela Davis, supplier of the weapon used to murder a judge, on Putin's RT propaganda channel supporting @JoeBiden for president. https://t.co/6A97PJMW3Z— J Michael Waller (@JMichaelWaller) July 14, 2020
On the same day that Joe Biden quoted Mao Zedong at a fundraiser, he was also endorsed by the Communist Party USA two-time VP candidate Angela Davis.— Nate Madden (@NateOnTheHill) July 14, 2020