Democrats Need To Stop Worrying About Biden's Age
Off the record, Democrats are worried that Biden is too old to run for a second term, but they are worrying about nothing.
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Democrats Are Taking Off The Record Shots At Biden For His Age
Politico, the nation’s top source for Democrats in disarray stories had a doozy about Democrats being concerned about Biden’s age:
My conversations with a variety of Democratic lawmakers and a number of the party’s governors, who were in Washington last week for National Governor’s Association’s winter meeting, bear out Phillips’s case that he has ample company in his view of Biden — but that
they are as muted about it as he is loud.
There was the senator who said few Democrats in the chamber want Biden to run again but that the party had to devise “an alignment of interest” with the president to get him off the “narcotic” of the office; there was the governor who mused about just how little campaigning Biden would be able to do; and there was the House member who, after saying that, of course, Democrats should renominate the president told me to turn off my phone and then demanded to know who else was out there and said Harris wasn’t an option.
It is important to note that almost all of the Democrats in the Politico story were unwilling to go on the record with their concerns, and all of these people were high-level Democrats many of whom harbor their own White House ambitions.
All of them are more focused on ways that Democrats can lose in 2024 than how they can win with Biden.
We’ll discuss below whether Democrats should be worried about Biden.
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