[Ed. – Does he have visions of his son, or maybe himself, being the target of such chants?]
… “That’s not who we are,” says Biden in the clip below about recent chanting at certain other candidates’ campaign rallies. But that is who we are. Certainly it’s who we are on the right, given the “lock her up” refrain at Trump rallies in 2016. The point of this Ukraine thing, it increasingly appears, was to find some material for “lock him up” chanting about Democratic nominee Joe Biden at Trump rallies next year. And let’s be honest: To the extent that Democrats feel shamed by Biden’s admonition, it’s not because they believe the “lock him up” chanting is out of bounds. It’s because they pride themselves on being morally superior to those feral right-wingers and are taken aback at the suggestion that they’re behaving the same way, even in a narrow context.