Twenty-two of Joe Bids rivals tried to make the case on Saturday, not the best choice for 2020, mostly without mentioning his name.
Online critics were less decorative.
Former Alaska Sen. Mike Grus, one of only two democratic candidates who skipped the South American democratic convention, lambasted Biden as "unchanged, unapologetic, ignorant" for
Biden's latest comments praising his own work with segregating Senate Democrats in 1970 & # 39 ; s.
] Grus tweeted that former Vice President "is a disaster waiting to happen. If you are serious about beating Trump, you must be serious about beating Joe and giving us a serious progressive to the White House. "
In Columbia, candidates tried to lead the conversation about the front runner.
California Sen. Kamala Harris entered the convention with a drum line that played as she rescued a lift. She attacked Trump for everything from her tax and trade policy to an alleged lack of protection of civil rights for marginalized Americans. She said that Trump's economic proposal helps the rich and injured farmers.
"We need someone at our stage when it comes to the general election who knows how to recognize a rap sheet when they see it and prosecute the case" Harris, a former prosecutor.
Harris added that the Democrats should not "turn the clock" and instead "start the next chapter", a blurred veil at Biden.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren beat her progressive policies as an agenda to draw both democratic and republican voices.
"People across this nation understand that it's time for major structural changes in America," she said. "Time for small ideas is over."
Vermont Sen. Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders shot back to a centrist democratic group, the third way critical of him, saying that his left-wing agenda could win the White House. [1
Sanders was criticized online for bringing a cadre of African-American helpers and supporters on stage with him. The move was seen as an attempt to pander to the state's large population of black democrats.
Mayor de Blasio spoke after drawing only 15 people at a breakfast event.
While much of today's focus was on Biden, the Blasio's Mind was apparently stuck in 2016. His goal of election was Hillary Clinton.
"I want to be president of working people," he said. "Let's be right: In 2016, many Americans were not sure that this party was on the labor market."