Joe Biden

Why You Shouldn't Support Joe Biden For The Upcoming 2020 Election: a thread

1. Led the fight against desegregating schools

source: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/08/joe-biden-president-busing-racism

2. Long history of creepily groping, sniffing, kissing women and young girls

source: https://twitter.com/RAMRANTS/status/930065838387863552?s=20

...he then issued a non-apology where he tried to justify his acts

source: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/06/joe-biden-iowa-2020-campaign-teenage-girl-fence-warning.html

3. Intimidated a woman when confronted about his lack of support for reproductive justice

source: https://twitter.com/thelocalmaniac8/status/1138675278933348352?s=20

4. Voted for the disastrous Iraq War

source: https://theweek.com/articles/830438/iraq-war-should-2020-issue

...and still to this day says he'd do it again

source: https://jacobinmag.com/2018/08/joe-biden-democratic-party-military-hawk

5. Wrote a racist Crime Bill

source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rinLLham9gk

..that led to record-breaking mass incarceration

source: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/08/biden-crime-mass-incarceration-police-prisons

..and bragged about writing the Bill

source: https://twitter.com/shaunking/status/1124300911533350912?s=20

6. Horrible treatment of Anita Hill during Clarence Thomas hearing

source: https://theintercept.com/2019/04/27/anita-hill-joe-biden-non-apology/

7. Led a disastrous War on Drugs

source: https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/joe-bidens-drug-war-record-is-so-much-worse-than-you-think

...still opposes cannabis legalization

source: https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/joe-biden-weed-war-drugs-candidate-2020-827319/

...despite the fact that two of his children escaped consequences for drug use

source: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/politics/biden-tough-on-drugs-policies-did-not-apply-to-his-childrens-marijuana-and-cocaine-offenses

8. Opposed equal rights for the LGBTQ+ community until very recently

source: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/104-1996/s280

9. Opposes Medicare For All

source: https://www.vox.com/2019/4/26/18515699/joe-biden-2020-presidential-campaign-medicare-for-all

10. Opposes meaningful action on the climate crisis like the Green New Deal, instead pursuing the “middle ground”

source: https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/443074-biden-crafting-more-centrist-plan-for-climate-change-policy-report

11. Voted to ban immigrants with HIV, locking Haitian refugees up in Guantanamo Bay

source: https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=103&session=1&vote=00013

12. Voted to build border walls

source: https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=109&session=2&vote=00126

13. Supported sending military to the border long before Trump

source: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2019/04/joe-biden-anti-immigrant-deportation-policies

14. Voted to expand deportations and indefinite detention for immigrants

source: https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=104&session=1&vote=00242

...multiple times

source: https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=104&session=2&vote=00108

15. Opposed amnesty for immigrants and supports requiring them to learn English

source: https://twitter.com/maryjanebern/status/1133587205308465156?s=20

16. Helped expand the system Trump now uses to commit human rights violations by 3,600%

source: https://www.thenation.com/article/archive/the-deportation-machine-obama-built-for-president-trump/

17. Does not view abortion as a choice and a right

source: https://theintercept.com/2020/03/07/joe-biden-abortion-rights/

18. Worked to undermine the ACA’s coverage of birth control

source: https://theintercept.com/2019/06/05/joe-biden-worked-to-undermine-the-affordable-care-acts-coverage-of-contraception/

19. Opposed Roe v Wade

source: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/08/joe-biden-abortion-president

20. Still to this day opposes federal funding for abortion

source: https://gen.medium.com/bidens-middle-ground-politics-are-bad-for-women-704fdec0a1e7

21. Racist comments

source: https://twitter.com/WalkerBragman/status/1141753425362903040?s=20

22. Defends other fellow racists

source: https://twitter.com/WalkerBragman/status/1133814010103705601?s=20

..and more racists

source: https://www.currentaffairs.org/2019/03/everybodys-chum

...AND more racists

source: https://twitter.com/QueenInYeIIow/status/1141311792003596288?s=20

23. As part of his crusade against desegregating schools he was the only member of the Senate Judiciary Committee to block two black appointees to the Department of Justice

source: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/joe-biden-busing-nominees_n_5ca3c03de4b03174b92904f7

24. Lies about marching in the Civil Rights movement

source: https://twitter.com/adamcbest/status/1135737147095429120?s=20

25. Sided with banks to overturn Glass-Steagall and deregulate, leading to financial crisis

source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aftermath_of_the_repeal_of_the_Glass%E2%80%93Steagall_Act

26. Defends billionaires hoarding wealth

source: https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/05/09/joe-biden-clarifies-hes-no-bernie-sanders-i-dont-think-500-billionaires-are-reason

...promises to ensure it keeps happening at the expense of everyone else

source: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/joe-biden-wont-demonize-the-rich_n_5d09ac63e4b0f7b74428e4c6

..votes to slash the top income tax rate

source: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/joe-biden-2020_n_5c796502e4b087c2f295ba31

..and cripple the estate tax

source: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/republicans-push-269-bill_n_7061458

..resulting in $83 billion lost annually

source: https://taxfoundation.org/modeling-economic-effects-past-tax-bills/

27. Plagiarized fossil fuel groups’ language in his woefully inadequate climate crisis plan

source: https://truthout.org/articles/biden-campaign-admits-lifting-section-of-climate-plan-from-fossil-fuel-groups/

28. Architected Plan Colombia, internationalizing the War On Drugs resulting in mass death, displacement, and destruction of food crops, while opening the country to US business interests

source: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2019/04/joe-biden-anti-immigrant-deportation-policies

29. Supports Israel’s right-wing regime and apartheid in Palestine

source: https://jacobinmag.com/2018/08/joe-biden-democratic-party-military-hawk

30. Sides with Trump in backing right-wing coup in Venezuela

source: https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/05/01/biden-sides-trump-bolton-and-pompeo-backing-coup-effort-venezuela

31. Voted against abolishing the electoral college that undemocratically elected Bush and Trump

source: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/96-1979/s161

32. Voted against enhancing labor protection enforcements

source: https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=109&session=2&vote=00141

33. Says the CIA torture report is not a “black stain on this country” but a “badge of honor”

source: https://twitter.com/eshaLegal/status/1137412059510050816?s=20

34. Is still openly courting Republican billionaires for donations, including John Catsimatidis, who’s compared taxing the wealthy to Nazi persecution of Jews

source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/06/18/billionaire-trump-donor-says-he-rejected-joe-bidens-request-for-fundraising-help.html?__source=sharebar%7Ctwitter&par=sharebar

35. His administration awarded a $1.5 billion contract to his brother’s construction firm despite his brother having no prior residential construction experience

source: https://nypost.com/2012/10/23/crony-capitalism-joe-bidens-brother/

36. Funded by lobbyists

source: https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/04/25/hours-after-entering-2020-race-biden-attend-big-money-fundraiser-hosted-comcast-blue#

...and partakes in general corruption

source: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/08/joe-biden-neoliberal-democrat-conservative-lobbying

37. Voted to deregulate the credit card industry while a credit card company was his top donor from 1989–2000 and then hired his son

source: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/middle-class-joe-cozied-up-to-credit-card-companies-and-made-filing-for-bankruptcy-harder

38. Used Charlottesville as a prop in his campaign video despite never even visiting once

source: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/charlottesville-activists-dont-want-joe-biden-to-use-city-as-a-campaign-prop_n_5cc200d2e4b0e56130eeaafd

The worst part? He isn't sorry for any of this

https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/437582-biden-im-not-sorry-for-anything-that-i-have-ever-done