Tag Archives: Joe Biden

Joe Biden is referred to as a moderate. How centrist was his voting record relative to the times and other members of Congress?

The media narrative that Joe Biden represents the moderate third way has been aided by the attacks of other candidates for Democratic nomination on both his US Senate voting record and on the Obama Administration. Given this general acceptance of his moderation I decided to dig deeper because never have I as a keen political […]

Biden’s Eastland problem could be a huge red flag -Eastland was not just a classic segregationist but the worst kind of southern Democrat racist.

Most current politico’s probably don’t know as much about James Eastland as I do. As someone who has extensively studied the legislative fights over Civil Rights during over two decades of interest in the subject, this week’s revelations were horrifying for someone like me who previously asked progressives to be open to Biden’s candidacy. Horrifying […]

Hey progressives – Joe Biden isn’t the neoliberal you claim he is!

This column reflects the personal opinion of Kartik Krishnaiyer and not of other TFS writers or contributors. One of the wonderful things about no longer relying on politicians or political campaigns to make a living is you can take a step back and see things more clearly. Rather than be emotionally invested in a candidate, […]

Podcast: Charlie Crist Announces and Election Night 2013

On this edition of the Florida Squeeze podcast Kartik Krishnaiyer, Steven Kurlander, Ryan Ray and Justin Snyder discuss a potpourri of topics including: Charlie Crist’s announcement of his candidacy for Governor. What is the future of Nan Rich’s campaign? Will moderate Republicans abandon Rick Scott? Mayor Bill Foster ousted in St Petersburg by Rick Kriseman. […]