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originally posted by: Gnawledge
I thought you reds supported mass incarceration?
Lock em up.
But Harris is blue.
Among the most significant were: the Comprehensive Crime Control Act of 1984, which established mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses; the 1986 Anti-Drug Abuse Act, which imposed harsher sentences for possession of crack than for possession of powder coc aine; and the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, which was essentially a catchall tough-on-crime bill.
Biden said it himself in a Senate floor speech earlier that same year: “The truth is, every major crime bill since 1976 that’s come out of this Congress, every minor crime bill, has had the name of the Democratic senator from the state of Delaware: Joe Biden.”
Or, to put it more colloquially as Biden did: “Lock the SOBs up.”