Biden not the moderate Dems want you to believe he is

Biden not the moderate Dems want you to believe he is
Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden (Images: Twitter)

[Ed. – He’s the more moderate of the two remaining candidates (and, yes, we’re aware Tulsi Gabbard is still technically in the race), but that’s not saying much.]

Health care:

Biden supports going back to the Affordable Care Act, stating, “I believe we have to protect and build on Obamacare.”

Although Obamacare isn’t technically a single-payer plan like Medicare for All, it was meant to transition into single-payer, and Biden proposes the first step to take us there.

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“That’s why I proposed adding a public option to Obamacare.”…

Taxation:

Biden proposes to tax the wealthy in order to fund his health care plan. He would nearly double the long-term capital gains tax on investments from 20 percent to 39.6 percent, which would make it nearly impossible for parents to pass family businesses, including farms, to their children. …

“The Biden Plan will make health care a right by getting rid of capital gains tax loopholes for the super wealthy,” Biden’s 2020 campaign said in an outline of the plan.

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