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Biden Launched His Election Campaign Talking About Antisemitism – and Never Let Go

The white nationalist march in Charlottesville reminded Joe Biden of Europe in the 1930s and convinced him to run for president. It became a central theme in his march to the White House

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From the moment he began his 2020 presidential campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden made it clear that a driving force in his decision to run was a desire to quench the flames of racism, bigotry and antisemitism that the Trump era had ignited.

Biden began his race for the White House in the spring of 2019 with a speech explaining that it was the far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017, that convinced him to run for president and take on the “battle for the soul of this nation.” 

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