(YouTube screenshot) In the eyes of the public, presidential candidate Joe Biden has gone from ‘Oh, that’s just Joe,’ to ‘Slow Joe.’
While the Republican National Committee often highlights the Joe Biden lowlights for political spin, it’s obvious that Biden’s lost some off his fastball in the eyes of the American voter – and 61% say he needs to talk publicly about it.
Biden’s mental capacity is the subject of a Republican Twitter campaign called “Barely There Biden” pointing out Biden’s multiple missteps and malapropisms.
Paul Bedard of The Washington Examiner reports that a new Rasmussen poll shows nearly 40% of Americans believe Joe’s got dementia and is going downhill fast. Rasmussen Reports revealed in new data shared with Secrets that 20% of Democrats believe he suffers from the debilitating disease. Many more Republicans, 66%, agree. Overall, 38% believe Biden has dementia, likely driven by his misstatements during speeches and Zoom events. Seniors are the age group most likely to think Biden is suffering from dementia, said the Rasmussen analysis. Polls: Biden Is Losing His Mind
This follows a Zogby Poll, released last week, that shows that a majority of voters – 55% – believe the former vice president is in the early stages of dementia. A majority (55%) of likely voters surveyed thought it was more likely (much more and somewhat more likely combined) that Vice President Biden is in the early stages of dementia, while 45% thought it was less likely (much less and somewhat less likely combined). The Zogby poll showed that the younger they were the more respondents thought Biden was losing his faculties. Younger voters aged 18-24 (60% more likely/40% less likely) and 18-29 (59% more likely/41% less likely) were more likely to believe Biden had dementia than older voters aged 65+ (50% more likely/50% less […]