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Shaun King tweets 99% chance he’ll never vote for Biden or Kamala, 2 years later he gushes profusely

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The hypocrisy that is Shaun King continues to assault the senses as the Black Lives Matter activist keeps doing what he does best: grifting.

With Tuesday’s underwhelming announcement that presumptive 2020 Democratic nominee Joe Biden has been informed that he selected Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., as his running mate, the job of media sycophants and other supporters on the left is to put lipstick on that pig.

And King, who once wrote a column for the New York Daily News, believe it or not, didn’t disappoint.

“That’s it for me. I am incredibly proud to see a brilliant Black woman, and HBCU grad, chosen as a Vice Presidential nominee. I’ve done political work my whole life. It’s rarely things dreams are made of. Kamala Harris is the most progressive VP nominee in American history,” he tweeted Tuesday.

The only trouble is, King swore in 2018 there was a 99% chance he would not support Harris. Or Joe Biden.

Citing concerns about criminal justice reform, he tweeted in Nov. 2018: “They both helped build & advance mass incarceration.”

The contradiction was captured for posterity by a social media user, should King break out the BleachBit and a hammer, à la Hillary Clinton.

The social justice activist who claims to be mixed-race, despite having two white parents on his birth certificate, insisted that he isn’t flip-flopping.

King, who’s sometimes referred to as “Talcum X,” threw out two factors, one being he was referring to the Democratic primary, and the other being that Harris has “grown” in woke points since 2018 — at least, her rhetoric has.

Facing a sea of criticism, he tweeted late Tuesday: “Yes. In 2018, I said I did not plan on endorsing either Joe Biden or Kamala Harris IN THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARIES. I endorsed Bernie. I’ve been a strong critic of Biden & Harris on issues of justice. She has grown and evolved on policing & justice. Especially this summer.”

This may be a good time to remind readers that we’re still in the summer season.

In the end, King knows he can say or do pretty much anything and the liberal media will not hold him accountable. And any criticism from the right is readily dismissed as partisan bickering.

But, oh, how the criticism flowed… here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:

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