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2016 Postmortem

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Thu Apr 21, 2016, 08:12 PM Apr 2016

Biden hits back at Clinton's criticism of Sanders [View all]

Vice President Joe Biden may think America is ready for its first female president, but in this Democratic presidential primary, he prefers some of Bernie Sanders’ messaging over Hillary Clinton’s.

“I like the idea of saying, ‘We can do much more,’ because we can,” Biden told The New York Times in an interview published Thursday.

Clinton, a former Obama administration official, has criticized Sanders on the trail for his bold proposals, suggesting that his policies aren’t pragmatic.

“I don’t think any Democrat’s ever won saying, ‘We can’t think that big — we ought to really downsize here because it’s not realistic,’” Biden said. “C’mon man, this is the Democratic Party! I’m not part of the party that says, ‘Well, we can’t do it.’

Read more: http://www.politico.com/blogs/2016-dem-primary-live-updates-and-results/2016/04/joe-biden-clinton-criticism-bernie-sanders-222264#ixzz46VdrcmYQ
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There goes Biden under the bus... and like him, I really cannot really get that excited over the NO WE CAN'T messaging. At least I know that. Of course this means some Biden fans will no longer be Biden fans. I just found that story extremely funny
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K&R Biden was one of many advisors who strongly opposed bombing Libya; when your child's life is on amborin Apr 2016 #1
There is that as well nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #3
Really. SusanCalvin Apr 2016 #46
What happened is that it is easier to sell war that way nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #48
Yup. nt SusanCalvin Apr 2016 #49
Well, this should be interesting. NV Whino Apr 2016 #2
I found it very interesting nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #5
... WhaTHellsgoingonhere Apr 2016 #4
That's one comment quickly swept under the rug. nt NorthCarolina Apr 2016 #6
Haven't always been a huge fan of Biden, but THAT sounds like a democrat! whatchamacallit Apr 2016 #7
Joe Biden (Senator, MBNA) said THAT???? bvar22 Apr 2016 #11
He's probably already being swarmed whatchamacallit Apr 2016 #12
He's in both camps. DemocracyDirect Apr 2016 #8
He will not, he is done nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #10
Joe Biden is done? DemocracyDirect Apr 2016 #13
He will not run for any other office nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #14
Yeah we'll see. DemocracyDirect Apr 2016 #15
I don't but I am willing to say he won't nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #18
His son, right? IdaBriggs Apr 2016 #19
Yes, Beau, RIP nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #20
Good on Joe for saying it Hydra Apr 2016 #9
Because a lot of Dems have internalized that POS Reagan. PyaarRevolution Apr 2016 #21
Tin Foil Hat Theory demwing Apr 2016 #16
Once again, go watch the Colbert interview with biden nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #17
Of course he's not running demwing Apr 2016 #22
Yeah, but some folks are quite serious here nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #24
Well, it would be fun to watch, that's for sure demwing Apr 2016 #27
That would not happen until the THIRD ballot nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #37
I don't think Ryan is running either nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #33
"Biden knowns as much about that issue as the rest of us" demwing Apr 2016 #31
What part of if the DOJ is doing things right did you miss? nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #32
relax Nadine demwing Apr 2016 #35
I posted this becuase it is hysterical nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #38
I agree - they hear things demwing Apr 2016 #39
I would take Biden over Hillary in a heartbeat. jillan Apr 2016 #26
So would I demwing Apr 2016 #28
Yes, agreed. jillan Apr 2016 #29
+1 shanti Apr 2016 #36
She is in no legal trouble apcalc Apr 2016 #30
Oh they could go poof SusanCalvin Apr 2016 #47
When Biden was thinking about running in the fall it was to stop the Clintons. jillan Apr 2016 #23
I know nadinbrzezinski Apr 2016 #25
I thinkk Biden knows something about Hillary hollowdweller Apr 2016 #34
I've had the same suspician for a while MadLinguist Apr 2016 #44
This message was self-deleted by its author CompanyFirstSergeant Apr 2016 #40
Confirmation is showing right now on HBO still_one Apr 2016 #41
True. nt SusanCalvin Apr 2016 #45
Hopefully, Joe Biden is available and on speed-dial. TheCowsCameHome Apr 2016 #42
I made a thread a few weeks ago about... Buddyblazon Apr 2016 #43
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