President Biden faced criticism and social media commentary after a pool report revealed that he told the same story at a fundraiser just minutes apart, “nearly word for word.” Many commentators, including political figures and media personalities, pointed to this incident as evidence of concerns about the president’s age and mental state.
Critics argued that Biden’s repeated use of a memorized story and his tendency to make gaffes raise concerns about his ability to continue effectively serving as president. Some expressed worries about his potential candidacy for a second term, calling it “elder abuse.”
While some Democratic leaders have dismissed concerns about Biden’s age, and California Governor Gavin Newsom expressed support for a “seasoned pro,” many Democrats and Republicans alike have raised questions about his fitness for the presidency. Polls have shown that a significant percentage of Americans, including Democrats, believe Biden is too old for a second term.
These incidents and discussions highlight ongoing concerns about President Biden’s age and his ability to fulfill the demands of the presidency.