Air Date: 5–10-2019
Today we take a look at the three moderate white guys sending a shiver up the collective legs of the members of the Democratic Party establishment and the mainstream media
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Beto brags about his small donor contributions. His voting record is terrible for a Democrat. Former staffers came forward about working for the faux progressive.
Buttigieg's views seem great on paper, but he's not clean about them. He has problematic industries funding him, has worked for big pharma and doesn't understand working poor.
Biden's legislative history include the 1990's crime bill disaster that fueled mass incarceration and his insistence that common people who are tricked into credit card debt be forced to pay for it forever.
Biden is a crusader against working people, and he doesn't understand the new progressive left. He's tied to banks, corporations and one of the most regressive crime bills in history.
Norman Solomon and Jaqueline Luqman discuss Joe Biden and his problematic voting record. He is an agent of racism and corporate America, in the short term he might beat Trump, but it won't change anything.
The past behavior of former Vice President Joe Biden toward women has sparked conversation around the boundaries governing physical contact and consent. Biden has said that norms have evolved since he entered the public sphere.
Biden loves giving women rubs and smelling their hair, without their consent. Many women are coming forward about his actions and he needs to be held to a better standard. Not being Trump isn't enough.
Ch. 9: The accelerationist strategy of Bernie or Bust didn't work - Anthony from Utah
Ch. 10: Continuing the strategy discussion for electing the most progressive candidate possible - Laura from Alameda, CA
Ch. 11: Renewed hope for the future - Corey from New Jersey
Ch. 12: Thoughts on the state of the election - Sarah from California
Ch. 13: Final comments on the ebbs and flows of political energy and the effects of outrage fatigue
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Joe Biden Isn’t the Answer (The Cut)
Beto 2020 Has No Reason to Exist (Slate)
Curated by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Gullwing Sailor - Migration
- Lord Weasel - Molerider
- No Smoking - Sunday at Slims
- A Path Unwinding - K4
- The Back Lot - Sunday at Slims
- Gusty Hollow - Migration
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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