Joe Biden: Third Time Lucky!
The General Election 2020 is set between President Donald Trump and Democratic Party’s presumptive nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden. America is shaken up with the coronavirus pandemic and each day is as dark as it can get.
Highlights! Former Vice President Joe Biden is all set to take on President Donald Trump for General Election 2020
- Donald Trump Vs Joe Biden
- Trump and Biden have stark difference in their policies
- Biden might appoint Bernie Sanders as his Vice President
- Nation Wide polls work in favour of Joe Biden
With more than 450,000 positive cases and over 15000 deaths by far, coupled with the economic fall out of the pandemic and millions of jobless people — America is suffering.
And for now, both Trump and Biden are stuck at home much like the rest of us.
However, the outbreak of the pandemic and the following economic devastation will surely shape the campaign logistics and attitude of the American voter.
Donald Trump Vs Joe Biden
After Bernie Sanders ended his run for the White House – America now has a choice between two septuagenarians to choose between. At 77, Biden is the oldest major-party nominee in modern history with a decadeslong political career.
Watch: Bernie Sanders Exits the Presidential Race
At 73, Donald Trump is leading America in difficult times declaring himself a ‘wartime President.’ And as American history has witnessed the wartime rhetoric works well with the US citizens. And the population like to stick to their President in rough waters.
The ideological difference between the two men is stark, be it health care, foreign policy, climate change or leadership. Where Donald Trump is the shiny dream of Make America Great Again; Biden is the assurance of old, comforting, support the middle-class establishments.
Also, Trump comes with a massive cash advantage and a willingness to win at any cost.
However, if there are any truths in the assumptions that are gaining momentum. Biden has taken advice from former President Barack Obama about choosing a Vice President and Bernie Sanders could be the one.
So a Biden-Sanders combination can give President Donald Trump some run towards the White House in November.
According to a new poll conducted by CNN in early march, Biden leads Trump 53% to 42% among registered voters.
The social distancing amid coronavirus pandemic has dramatically altered presidential campaigning. States have pushed back primary elections till summer. So, Trump and Biden both have paused in-person campaigns.
So, while Trump gets the limelight every day in his coronavirus press briefing Biden is making do with virtual messages from his home.
Watch: Joe Biden’s Virtual Town Hall
According to the polls, Biden holds an edge over Trump in matters like coronavirus outbreak, helping the middle class and health care. But Trump outshines Biden when trusted with the economy. Also, 16 per cent Democrats believing the same.
However, the nationwide picture looks good for Biden but the national polling can’t address the state-wise electoral college. Which ultimately decides who stays at the White House.