Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a Democratic Socialist – and she's allowed to declare this fact to everyone and anyone. When the 2020 presidential primary was held, she was a staunch supporter of her mentor Bernie Sanders. In the end, socialists who want to transform the whole scene within the United States have to stick together.
When it became clear that Sanders would not succeed, AOC had no choice other than to back Biden. Of course, she wasn't a great admirer of him. He was the exact opposite of what she wanted as a candidate. Thus she and the liberals convinced the public to believe that Biden was the best choice against Trump simply by encouraging them to vote along the lines of their political party.
You've heard of their clever slogan for politics, haven’t you? You can vote blue no matter who.
AOC has been explicit about what the 2024 presidential election will be like. She's not going to be supporting Joe Biden for a second term.
We've seen before how Biden has been a failure. Biden failed to manage the departure of Afghanistan properly, leading to the Taliban having sole control over Afghanistan. He was not able to keep the border safe, which led to many thousands of people entering the U.S. illegally. We've observed how his policies, which aren't “America first”, have damaged the economy.
When AOC was recently on CNN's State of the Union, she was asked if she would be a supporter of Biden for the election of 2024.
“We'll cross that bridge when we get to it.”
That's definitely far from an endorsement. She then explained her own position. “If there's a president with a plan, and this is something we're all willing to consider and discuss at the time it comes…we should be able to agree the moment we can. We'll have a look at it.”
In essence, she's admitting she believes Joe Biden has no vision and, because of that, we're all at least a little concerned.
At present, AOC is focusing on how Democrats will win the midterms. Given the fact that Democrats have lost right and left in a few of the runoff and local elections, they surely will have their work cut out for them.
That AOC not adamantly backing Biden in 2024 is a sign that many are concerned that Biden doesn’t have the qualifications to be the leader of his own Democratic Party, let alone the whole country.
At the age of 79, Biden has shown that he is tired often and is easily confused, and has trouble remembering enough to make any speech without everybody wiggling at the words being spoken.
The New York Times, a thoroughly left-leaning publication, has said “dozens of frustrated Democratic officials, members of Congress and voters” have expressed their doubts about whether Biden is the right person to transform the party.
Even those who support the Democratic Party are looking at other ways to help in 2024.
The Democrats need to take action since they know that the GOP is already looking at potential candidates, far in the event of a second bid to Donald Trump.
Ron DeSantis has been identified as “America's governor” because he is the one who takes charge of conservative initiatives. He's 43 years old, which makes him a young candidate, who has the potential to win, not just in the Republican primaries, but throughout the election. Other people who are still younger than Biden are Mike Pence, Nikki Haley, and Tim Scott.
Biden running for president in 2024 is not a sure thing, even when the old man claims that he's going to run for another term. He has the lowest approval ratings of past presidents. There's a decent chance that he'll lose against any other candidate.
Biden claims that he's the only one who has the power to beat Donald Trump. The fact that he has done it once doesn't mean he's able to repeat the feat. Look at Twitter: the majority of users are willing to exchange their the tweets they like to get cheaper gas today.
AOC believes that Biden has been doing a great job thus far, but the truth is that Biden isn't an ideal candidate for 2024. David Axelrod, a former chief strategist for former President Barack Obama said it best: “The presidency is a monstrously taxing job and the stark reality is the president would be closer to 90 than 80 at the end of a second term, and that would be a major issue.”