President Joe Biden traveled a short distance of less than two miles from the White House to The Showroom in Washington, D.C., to view demonstrations of science and technology such as heat pumps and prosthetic arms.
These prosthetics originated from DARPA, a Pentagon organization founded to promote innovation for military purposes and security.
During his time there, he spoke with a representative of Nautilus Live, a business that explores innovative approaches to ocean exploration led by Dr. Robert Ballard who discovered the Titanic wreck almost forty years ago.
However, what really stuck out about the event was when Biden wandered off stage and the camera feed got shut off unexpectedly.
Biden wanders away and the feed is promptly cut.
It’s elder abuse at this point.pic.twitter.com/z7o5dfiit7
— Martin Walsh (@MWalshUS) November 9, 2023
A recent poll shows that Donald Trump has overtaken Joe Biden in five out of six battleground states, raising concerns about Biden’s age among voters.
According to a New York Times-Siena College poll released Sunday, Trump is leading Biden by a substantial 10 points in Nevada, six points in Georgia, five points each in Arizona and Michigan, and four points in Pennsylvania. The only state where Biden has the advantage is Wisconsin, where he is ahead of Trump by two points, Fox News reported.
In 2020, Biden won each of the states in which he was running against Trump. However, now as a collective group, Trump is ahead of Biden 48–44 percent.
Fox News adds:
The polling attributes Biden’s poor showing to a devastating lack of confidence due to his age. Voters said they trusted Trump to better handle the economy, foreign policy, and immigration. Trump’s performance also came thanks to unprecedented levels of support from black voters, with a record 22% of the demographic siding with him over Biden across the six states, according to NYT. Trump currently holds a commanding lead in the 2024 Republican Presidential primary, with his closest competitors dozens of points below him.
“The Outlaws” podcast co-host Darvio Morrow took to the X platform to note that, according to the polling data, Trump got 22 percent of the black vote in the poll.
“Black voters — long a bulwark for Democrats and for Mr. Biden — are now registering 22 percent support in these states for Mr. Trump, a level unseen in presidential politics for a Republican in modern times,” he quoted the Times as saying.
“In a remarkable sign of a gradual racial realignment between the two parties, the more diverse the swing state, the farther Mr. Biden was behind, and he led only in the whitest of the six,” the Times added.
“A BRUTAL poll for Biden,” Morrow wrote in the post. “You’d have to go back to Richard Nixon in 1960 to see the last time a National Republican got anywhere close to those numbers with Black voters. Brutal, brutal poll. And if Team Trump are serious about locking these numbers in and making them stick, put policy on the table for Black voters and make sure you go out and campaign for every single Black vote.”
A BRUTAL poll for Biden. “Black voters — long a bulwark for Democrats and for Mr. Biden — are now registering 22 percent support in these states for Mr. Trump, a level unseen in presidential politics for a Republican in modern times.”
“In a remarkable sign of a gradual racial… pic.twitter.com/BYaJvfR5Ir
— Darvio Morrow (@DTheKingpin) November 5, 2023
“The world is falling apart under Biden,” Spencer Weiss, a 53-year-old electrical substation specialist in Pennsylvania, told The NY Times. He then added that he was flipping his 2020 vote away from Biden.
“I would much rather see somebody that I feel can be a positive role model leader for the country. But at least I think Trump has his wits about him,” Weiss added.
The survey also revealed that 71 percent of respondents believe Biden, who is currently 80 years old and will be 81 later this year, is too old to be effective.
“However, Trump has a clear advantage over Biden in key swing states such as Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, leading Biden by a difference of six points—49 percent to the 80-year-old’s 43 percent,” the outlet added, citing the survey’s results.
Past studies have indicated that Trump is leading Biden in the essential swing states. Bloomberg/Morning Consult conducted surveys in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin to measure voter opinion on the presidential race; the results showed that Trump had a 4 percent advantage over Biden due to his greater approval of how he has managed economic issues.