Daily Wire: Former Vice President Joe Biden just declared war on “the squad.”
In an on-screen interview with Axios, which will air this weekend on HBO, Biden fired back against allegations that the Democratic Party has moved leftward, and suggested that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and other recently elected progressives don’t represent the future of the party as much as they represent a new party, entirely separate from the Democrats’ apparatus.
Asked about whether the rise of progressive Democrats and “Democratic socialists” were a reaction to Hillary Clinton’s dramatic loss to now-President Donald Trump in 2016, Biden demurred.
“You guys got it all wrong about what happened,” he said, claiming that the media portrays the Democratic voter base as more liberal and left-leaning than they truly are, according to Axios.
“It’s just bad judgment,” he added. “You all thought that what happened was the party moved extremely to the left after Hillary. AOC was a new party, She’s a bright, wonderful person. But where’s the party? Come on, man.” read more