Randy Abraham: A Few Good Reasons to Support Joe Biden Re-blog

Published May 18, 2020 by Nan Mykel

A useful perspective given…A Ravitch Reblog

Diane Ravitch's blog

I have one good reason to support Joe Biden. It can be summed up in one five-letter word: Trump.

Reader Randy Abraham offers more reasons:

The twittersphere has recently been aflame over Bernie Sanders’ decision to suspend his presidential campaign, and then his recent endorsement of frontrunner, former Vice President Joe Biden.

His most fervent supporters contend that Biden offers them nothing beyond a “not-Trump” candidacy.

This is what I say to them.

How about a sane immigration policy that does not separate families in crisis or lock children in cages?

How about health care policy that would boost subsidies for struggling families, lower the eligibility age for Medicare, provide a public option, and negotiate drug prices with pharmaceutical firms?

How about forgiving student debts for low income students that were incurred at state and community colleges and historically black colleges and universities?

How about raising the minimum wage?

How…

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3 comments on “Randy Abraham: A Few Good Reasons to Support Joe Biden Re-blog

  • Nan, our reputation around the globe is at a very low point. A Pew Survey in Europe said Trump is not trusted by 64% of the survey group. Scarily, Putin and Xi are trusted more. Putin is a disinformation artist and is trusted more than Trump. America is not trusted because our president is untrustworthy. The COVID1-19 mishandling by Trump is yet one more example of a horrified global audience.

    Biden is not perfect, but is a decent man and will bring a bipartisan lens to bear. As an independent voter that is sorely needed. Any decisions need bipartisan support so that they can last beyond his tenure. We need to stop governing by executive order, as they can be easily unwound.

    Thanks for sharing this, Keith

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