American politicians have a proclivity for remaining in power far beyond the time at which they can truly relate to their median constituency, whether that be due to their economic status, age, or mental acuity.
For those who’ve been steadily criticizing President Joe Biden’s apparent decision to run for reelection in 2024, he seems to check all of the aforementioned boxes and then some…including concerns about his overall health.
Now, a former doctor to Barack Obama, (the President under which Biden served as VP), there are several serious signs that the current President is not well.
Ex-President Barack Obama’s longtime former doctor warned that President Joe Biden’s weeks-delayed physical evaluation is likely to pitch the president’s health in the rosiest terms as he barrels toward an expected reelection announcement.
Dr. David Scheiner, who was Obama’s personal physician for more than two decades before he became president, said that while Biden has performed above expectations since entering office, the president’s age remains a major health concern. At 80, Biden is the oldest person to ever serve as president.
But there was a catch:
“You’re not going to learn anything. They sugarcoat these things,” Scheiner told the Washington Examiner, explaining that the president’s expected reelection campaign adds weight to the calls for transparency over the president’s health.
There was plenty more where that came from.
“By the time he completes [a second term], he’ll be 86 years old; I don’t care if he’s in perfect health now,” said Scheiner. “I don’t care if he’s in perfect health now — which, I can’t believe he’s in perfect health. He’s had too many things in his past history.
He added, “It worries me that he is aging. If I look at him, he’s not a young 80.”
Scheiner explained that Biden’s gait, which the president’s physician described in 2021 as “perceptibly stiffer and less fluid” than one year earlier, could be a leading indicator of the overall state of his health.
“The gait is not an insignificant factor,” he said, adding that it lends “a peek into the whole physical, mental capability of a person.”
The news will likely come as little surprise to Americans who have been keeping a keen eye on Biden’s numerous gaffes and his glut of gibberish, and could lend credence to Democrats looking to challenge him for the nomination in 2024.
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