By Eoin Higgins / <a href="www.commondreams.org/news/2019/08/20/critics-respond-after-joe-bidens-wife-says-vote-husband-even-if-you-policies-other">Common Dreams</a>
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Critics are responding harshly to comments made by Dr. Jill Biden Monday in which she claimed that even if Democratic primary voters prefer the policies of other 2020 candidates over those of her husband, former Vice President Joe Biden, they should vote for Biden anyway because he’s more electable.
Dr. Biden made comments to that effect on Monday in a campaign appearance in Manchester, N.H., reported first by NBC News.
“Your candidate might be better on, I don’t know, healthcare than Joe is,” Dr. Biden said, “but you’ve got to look at who’s going to win this election, and maybe you have to swallow a little bit and say, ‘Okay, I personally like so and so better,’ but your bottom line has to be that we have to beat Trump.”
Dr. Jill Biden urges voters to consider her husband’s electability, saying: “your candidate might be better on, I don’t know, healthcare than Joe is, but you’ve got to look at who’s going to win this election.” pic.twitter.com/xdPk95wWnv
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) August 19, 2019
Splinter writer Rebecca Fishbein found those comments insulting, she wrote Monday evening.
Since the start of Biden’s…