In reference to a Glenn Kessler “fact check,”
Those sound like the very reasons we need a revolution.https://t.co/K389BcyeHa
— David Benfell, Ph.D. (@n4rky) March 10, 2020
And Joe Biden is still defending austerity, even in the face of a pandemic.
#JoeBiden just said that he would veto Medicare-for-All if it was passed by the Senate. I wonder if he’s ever thought what would happen if we suddenly found ourselves in a pandemic.
— Stephen Zunes (@SZunes) March 10, 2020
Sorry, but there is simply no defense of capitalist healthcare against coronavirus. In the face of a contagion, with a disease that can be, even if not in most cases, very scary, individualism is delusional and dangerously sociopathic.
But here we are. With the candidate the mainstream of the Democratic Party insists upon.
Glenn Kessler, “Sanders versus Biden on Social Security: a guide to the claims,” MSNBC, March 9, 2020, https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/factcheck/sanders-versus-biden-on-social-security-a-guide-to-the-claims/ar-BB10TIMr
- Glenn Kessler, “Sanders versus Biden on Social Security: a guide to the claims,” MSNBC, March 9, 2020, https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/factcheck/sanders-versus-biden-on-social-security-a-guide-to-the-claims/ar-BB10TIMr↩
- Marina Pitofsky, “Biden cites delays, cost when asked about Medicare for All veto,” Hill, March 10, 2020, https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/486749-biden-cites-delays-cost-when-asked-about-medicare-for-all-veto↩
- Frank Chung, “Chinese doctors say coronavirus ‘like a combination of SARS and AIDS’, can cause irreversible lung damage,” News, March 5, 2020, https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/health-problems/chinese-doctors-say-coronavirus-like-a-combination-of-sars-and-aids-can-cause-irreversible-lung-damage/news-story/f58f19c5eeae99b845c54e2d2b9305ca↩
- FiveThirtyEight, “The 2020 Endorsement Primary,” March 10, 2020, https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2020-endorsements/democratic-primary/↩