Former Vice President Joe Biden regained his footing as the favorite to win the Democrat Party nomination as polls showed Biden with the best chance to defeat President Trump.
And then disaster struck.
That’s because Joe Biden was caught hiding one secret about his health that ended his campaign.
Concerns about Joe Biden’s age and health have prevented the former Vice President from pulling away from the pack in the Democrat Primary.
Large segments of voters see the 77-year-old Biden – he would be the oldest president ever inaugurated if he wins – stumble around the campaign trail as he routinely forgets names, dates and even where he is.
These slipups lead many to believe that Biden’s physical and mental health are not just in decline, but that Biden could be suffering from a neurological disease that affects memory.
Biden’s campaign knows this is an issue and as their candidate steadied himself after a stumble this summer, Biden’s advisors are floating the idea of Biden only serving one term if elected.
POLITICO exclusively reports:
According to four people who regularly talk to Biden, all of whom asked for anonymity to discuss internal campaign matters, it is virtually inconceivable that he will run for reelection in 2024, when he would be the first octogenarian president.
“If Biden is elected,” a prominent adviser to the campaign said, “he’s going to be 82 years old in four years and he won’t be running for reelection.”
The adviser argued that public acknowledgment of that reality could help Biden mollify younger voters, especially on the left, who are unexcited by his candidacy and fear that his nomination would serve as an eight-year roadblock to the next generation of Democrats.
Biden’s weakness in this race rests with you voters.
The Biden campaign believes if he picks a young, minority running mate such as Georgia conspiracy theorist Stacey Abrams, voters will set aside their concerns about Biden and turn out for him in the hope that he will hand the reins to Abrams in 2024.
POLITICO exclusively reports:
By signaling that he will serve just one term and choosing a running mate and Cabinet that is young and diverse, Biden could offer himself to the Democratic primary electorate as the candidate best suited to defeat Trump as well as the candidate who can usher into power the party’s fresh faces.
“This makes Biden a good transition figure,” the adviser said. “I’d love to have an election this year for the next generation of leaders, but if I have to wait four years [in order to] to get rid of Trump, I’m willing to do it.”
Another top Biden adviser put it this way: “He’s going into this thinking, ‘I want to find a running mate I can turn things over to after four years but if that’s not possible or doesn’t happen then I’ll run for reelection.’ But he’s not going to publicly make a one term pledge.”
This strategy also has massive potential to backfire.
By signaling that Biden only intends to serve one term, Biden sends the message to voters that he is physically and mentally incapable of performing his duties as president.
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