Joe Biden’s health has been an extremely hot topic over the course of the last few months, thanks to his role as the presumptive Democratic nominee for 2020’s presidential election.
Of course, the former Vice President’s advanced age certainly exacerbates the issue. His campaign, along with scores of left-leaning social media accounts, have made it a point to share numerous videos of he and former President Barack Obama jogging in the White House. Furthermore, Biden has publicly stated that any health-related remarks during a debate with incumbent President Donald Trump would result in the former veep challenging the Commander in Chief to a pushup contest.
But it’s not Biden’s physical health that takes top billing in this debate: It’s his mental acuity that most Americans seem concerned about…and a new poll proves it.
The survey, released Wednesday, said 55 percent of likely voters think “it was more likely that Vice President Biden is in the early stages of dementia, while 45 percent think it was less likely.”
The poll found 56 percent of independents think “Joe Biden had early-onset dementia.” Seventy-seven percent of Republicans believe so, while nearly a third of Democrats, 32 percent, believe it.
Sixty percent of young voters, those aged 18-24 and 50 percent of 65 or older voters believe Biden is in cognitive decline.
And that’s not all.
Perhaps the most startling numbers: 71 percent of union voters think it is “more likely” Biden is suffering from the disease, while 61 percent of Hispanic voters think so.
Biden’s temper has also been notably troubling during this campaign.
During a stop at a Detroit factory, the Democratic candidate told a worker that he was “full of [expletive]”, and at two previous campaign stops, Biden had called one attendee “a damn liar” and another a “lying, dog-faced pony soldier”.
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