incarceration, and promises for more lef…something that is at least not utterly chaotic or premised on a white supremacist personality cult. This difference between the two candidates should have been more emphasised by Biden through ownership of blame on the Democrats’ record on immigration and mass incarceration, and promises for more left-leaning, and structure-shifting policies that move away from criminalizing survival and border-crossing. Reckoning with the Democrats past policies and vowing to do better should have been central to Bide…
Yes! I kept expecting Biden to own it. I wanted him to say something like, “I was the vice president then and I’m running for president now. My policy ideas are different. I will do a better job with immigration, because we got it wrong in the past.”
I think Americans would have responded to a strong message like that, and I was disappointed to hear what felt like waffling.