According to a study conducted last week by Yahoo News/YouGov, barely one in five Americans believe President Biden should seek reelection, while the clear majority believe he should resign.
Biden’s chances of winning reelection in 2024 are slim as he approaches the halfway mark of his term. According to the study, only 18 percent of respondents thought Biden should run again.
In May, seven percentage points fewer people felt he should run for office. According to the article, this was the “lowest number to date.”
In addition, only 35% of Democrats believe Biden should run for reelection, a decline of 8% from May. Only nine percent and twelve percent of Republicans and independents feel Biden should run again, respectively.
64 percent of American people believe he should not run again:
When asked “who they would rather see as the Democratic nominee for president in 2024,” only about a quarter (27%) of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents now say Biden. Fewer say Vice President Kamala Harris (19%); most say either “someone else” (20%), they’re “not sure” (30%) or that they “wouldn’t vote” (4%).
Now, some of President Joe Biden’s loyalists are believed to be considering removing Vice President Kamala Harris.
Prof. Jason Nichols says in a scathing Newsweek article that “we are stuck with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris” at the moment, but that Biden may “change that” as we approach 2024.
“It was the meme of the week: Joe’s gotta go. It felt like every liberal news outlet took part in a week of a scathing critique of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, with many even from the President’s own party suggesting he commit to not running in 2024,” Nichols stated.
“This is not to say that Joe Biden’s presidency has been entirely successful. Many feel he has been unable to secure important legislative victories or fulfill campaign promises, despite having a majority in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. President Biden also failed to secure voting rights or police reform, both big issues for African Americans, who also happen to be the Democrats’ most loyal and important voting block,” he continued.
In recent weeks, there has been an increasing sense of anxiety in the mainstream media over Biden and Harris.
This week, The Atlantic published an article headlined “20 Reader Ideas for Who Could Replace Biden,” that provides a list of potential candidates who could succeed Biden.
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Her comments about Biden “if” he runs last week stoked fresh uncertainty about 2024.
The website Politico also reported months ago that rumors have been circulating about Biden running again in 2024 and whether Harris will be his running mate if he does.
There was an incendiary article in New York Magazine last month titled, “There Has to Be a Backup Plan. There’s a Backup Plan, Right? Inside the 2024 soul-searching that’s happening in every corner of the Democratic Party,” by writer Gabriel Debenedetti who examines how Democrats are coming to terms with their fate. CONTINUE READING…