‘Pay Attention’: MSNBC Panelist Warns Biden Of ‘Big Problem’ Among Black, Arab Voters


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A panelist on MSNBC warned President Joe Biden Wednesday that he faces a “big problem” among black and Arab American voters.

Voters in Michigan’s Democratic presidential primary told MSNBC they would refuse to vote for Biden in the general election if the president does not “get it together” on his stance on Israel and the Gaza Strip. Podcast host Danielle Moodie told MSNBC anchor Ana Cabrera Thursday that the Biden campaign should “pay attention” to the demands of black and Arab Americans to “change course” before November.

“This is an enormous problem for the Biden campaign,” Moodie said. “It isn’t just in Michigan. Michigan just had the ability to show out. At the end of the day, there are many different groups, whether it is the black church, whether it is Muslim Americans, whether it is Generation Z, that are not happy at all with the way that this administration is dealing with the war in Israel.”

Biden initially committed to supporting Israel after Hamas terrorists killed over 1,400 Israelis in an attack on Oct. 7, 2023. Since then, Biden has faced backlash from Democrats urging the president to call for a ceasefire or lose their support. (RELATED: ‘Real Warning’: CNN Panelist Says Michigan Voters Sent Biden A ‘Very Strong Message)

More than 100,000 Michiganders, or 13.2% of voters in the state’s primary, snubbed Biden to vote “uncommitted” on Tuesday, NBC News reported. The “Listen to Michigan” campaign urged voters to select “uncommitted” on their ballot instead of Biden to pressure the president into changing his stance on the issue.

“We have to understand that in 2016, the folks remember. Donald Trump won Michigan by I think 10 or 11,000 votes. We’re talking about an uncommitted protest vote that was over 100,000 votes,” Moodie told Cabrera. “Biden does not have any room for error here.”

“If I am that campaign, I am paying attention to this base the way that the Trump Administration – the way that the Trump campaign and the Republicans pay attention to white evangelicals,” she continued.

“This is a big problem for the Biden campaign, and this was an alarm,” Moodie said. “They have eight months to change course, and I suggest that they do so.”