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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Dems Rigging Things for Establishment Figure Biden?
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
The myth of moderate Joe belies his hardline agenda throughout a near-half century of public life as US senator and vice president.
Along with most others on both sides of the aisle, his political record shows full support for endless wars, Wall Street and other corporate handouts, the prison industrial complex, neoliberal harshness, and other policies serving privileged interests exclusively at the expense of vitally needed beneficial social change.
In the 1970s, Senator Edward Brooke, the body's first African/American, called a racist amendment Biden supported "the greatest symbolic defeat for civil rights since 1964."
At the time, the Washington Post denounced it as "denying the possibility for equal educational opportunities to minority youngsters trapped in ill-equipped inner-city schools."