Host 제랄도 리베라 pointed to the Delawarean’s near-30-percent popularity in the bellwether state of Iowa, 임기가 1년도 채 되지 않아.
“I think that 조 바이든의 coattails are shrinking,” 그는 말했다, adding that the biggest worry for Democrats should not be the 2022 midterms but the fact that party infighting is endangering their multi-trillion-dollar “human infrastructure” overhaul and traditional infrastructure legislation.
Rivera predicted moderate Democrats Joe Manchin III of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona will be politically empowered by Biden’s disappearing political capital.
Host Jesse Watters agreed somewhat with Rivera, adding that as a conservative among many liberal family members and friends, he noticed it is difficult to find a self-identified “Biden voter”.
“My friends and family … don’t defend Biden. I ask them ‘how is it going, 얘들 아?’ [and they reply] '오, don’t look at me’,” 그는 말했다.
“사실이야. Nobody is a Biden voter.”
He compared the sudden lack of self-identifying Biden voters to the way 민주당 in the late 1970s seemed to quietly distance themselves from a politically-flailing President James E. 카터.
“It has a stench wafting around from it,” he said of the term “Carter Voter” 또는 “Biden Voter.”
Biden’s approval ratings were highest when he was out of sight, the panel further discussed, 와 그렉 구트 펠드 noting his best numbers came when he was “the player to be named later” during the campaign.
“The more he does his job, the faster his approval evaporates,” 그는 말했다, adding that many of the millions of voters who pulled the lever for “Moderate Joe” no longer see a centrist political veteran in the president.
Many voters supported Biden because his campaign was one of creating a dichotomy between himself and far-left Democrats like Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont, host Dana Perino added.
하나, once he began governing, Biden instead chose to endear himself to Sanders’ constituency rather than the more traditional Democratic one people presumed he would gravitate toward.