Joe Biden and people on his team keep insisting that he is going to run for reelection in 2024 but the American people have different ideas about that.
A new poll found that 71 percent of those asked don’t want him to run again.
What are Democrats going to do if he insists upon running again? It’s a political nightmare scenario.
The Hill reports:
71 percent don’t want Biden to run for reelection: poll
Seven in 10 Americans say they do not want President Biden to run for a second term, according to a new poll that comes as Biden’s approval numbers remain low and his party braces for losses this November.
A Harvard CAPS–Harris Poll survey shared exclusively with The Hill found that 71 percent of respondents polled do not think Biden should run for a second term, compared to 29 percent who say he should run.
Among the contingent of respondents who believe the president should not run, 45 percent said Biden should not make another bid because he is a bad president, while about one-third of respondents said he is too old and about one-quarter said because it is time for a change.
“President Biden may want to run again but the voters say ‘no’ to the idea of a second term, panning the job he is doing as president. Only 30 percent of Democrats would even vote for him in a Democratic presidential primary,” Mark Penn, the co-director of the Harvard CAPS–Harris Poll survey, said.
Even if Democrats somehow manage to brush Joe Biden aside in 2024, that doesn’t solve their problem.
Kamala Harris is going to want to be the nominee and she is polling even worse than Biden.
Then other people like Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg and more will want to jump into the race.
It’s a recipe for a perfect storm that could blow up in the Democrats’ faces.