Vice President Biden on Wednesday offered criticism of "socialism" during a speech abroad, seemingly a shot at Bernie SandersBernie SandersMichael Moore warns Dems: Now is not the time to gloat Warren: 'Today is a great day... but I'm not doing a touchdown dance' Sanders: Canceled ObamaCare repeal vote 'major victory' for working class MORE, a self-described democratic socialist and Democratic candidate for president.
Biden made the remark in a keynote address at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, where he called for "a more progressive tax code" and a strengthening of the middle class.
"We need a more progressive tax code -- not confiscatory policy. Not socialism. A tax code." -VP Biden #wef16— Vice President Biden (@VP) January 20, 2016