New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg said President Biden is “too old” to run for re-election in 2024 before the president’s State of the Union address.
On Tuesday, Goldberg wrote that Biden had a lot to be proud of during his speech before Congress but said he “shouldn’t run again.”
“The toll of the Biden years is hard to ignore, no matter how hard elected Democrats try,” Goldberg wrote in Monday’s column.
He added that Biden was able to campaign virtually in 2020 and would need to return to a “horrifying real-world” campaign schedule in 2024.
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“And while Biden was able to run a practical campaign in 2020, in 2024 we’ll almost certainly be back on a horrible real-world campaign schedule, one that would require him to hold office while running the country. 60 years.” It’s a difficult task for . — an elderly and an almost impossible one for an elderly,” Goldberg wrote.
A Fox News poll conducted before Biden’s State of the Union address found that 81 percent of voters describe America as a dysfunctional family that is falling apart.
Only 16% of voters described America as a strong family emerging from difficult times.
An ABC News and Washington Post poll found that 41% of Americans believe they are in a tighter financial situation since Biden’s inauguration in January 2021.
Biden has been plagued by crises since the last state of the union
Only 16 percent of Americans said they are better off now. An Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll in late January found that a majority of likely Democratic voters do not want Biden to run for re-election.
Only 37 percent of likely Democratic voters think the president should run for re-election in 2024.
Some Democrats are reluctant to support the president’s re-election amid concerns about his age.
Rep. Dan Phillips, D-Minn., said before the midterm elections that he didn’t think Biden should run for re-election.
“The country will be well served by a new generation of committed, well-prepared, dynamic Democrats,” he said during a radio interview.
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