In an interview with Billboard, Democratic vice president Joe Biden told the magazine that Donald Trump‘s candidacy “makes me sad.”
“Do you ever hear Donald Trump speak and think, ‘Boy, I would love to debate that guy’?” Billboard asked.
“When I listen to some of the stuff Donald Trump says it just makes me sad,” Biden responded. “It’s never, never been wise to try and appeal to the darker side of human nature.”
“Abraham Lincoln was right — it’s about appealing to our better angels. That’s who Americans are and that’s what they want,” he said.
Biden has not shied away from criticism of the GOP front runner, saying during an official visit to Mexico in February that he almost felt “obliged to apologize” for Trump’s rhetoric.
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