Democrats just gave Joe Biden one stunning ultimatum that crossed this big red line

Democrats are reaching the end of their rope with Joe Biden.

A civil war is breaking out on the Left.

And Democrats just gave Joe Biden one stunning ultimatum that crossed this big red line.

In the 2020 election, RootsAction played a key role in convincing supporters of Bernie Sanders to unite behind Joe Biden for the General Election.

A chunk of Sanders supporters stayed home in 2016, helping Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton.

Now, in 2024, RootsAction has prepared a “Don’t Run Joe” campaign to run online and on social media so the Democrats can nominate a different candidate.

POLITICO reports:

A left-wing group that worked in 2020 to persuade progressives to support President Joe Biden is now preparing to turn on him, organizers told POLITICO, with plans to launch a public pressure campaign to block his renomination in 2024.

The effort, by RootsAction.org, is the latest sign of unrest among Democrats about Biden, whose job approval rating has cratered during a punishing midterm election year. RootsAction, with an email list of about 1.2 million people in the United States, said it plans to spend six figures on a “#DontRunJoe” campaign, with digital ads starting in early nominating states on Nov. 9, one day after the midterm elections.

RootsAction announced a grassroots effort to pressure Biden to step aside on the same day a New York Times/Siena poll showed 64 percent of Democrats – and 94 percent of Democrats under the age of 30 – prefer someone other than Biden to run in two years.

RootsAction called Biden a failed President who could not win a second term, and thus for the good of the Party, he should decline to seek re-election.

“Unfortunately, President Biden has been neither bold nor inspiring,” RootsAction’s statement read. “And his prospects for winning re-election appear to be bleak. With so much at stake, making him the Democratic Party’s standard bearer in 2024 would be a tragic mistake.”

There is precedent in the Democrat Party for the rank-and-file to force an unpopular incumbent to step down.

Back in 1968, the Democrat Party’s left-wing base united behind Minnesota Senator Eugene McCarthy in his Primary challenge to President Johnson after the unpopularity of the war in Vietnam crippled him politically.

Johnson narrowly beat McCarthy 49 to 42 percent in the New Hampshire Primary, causing Johnson to announce he would not be a candidate for re-election.

RootsAction cited this example in their statement as evidence they could create a groundswell of opposition in the Party to Biden’s renomination.

“Our immediate goal within the Democratic Party is to ‘dump Biden,’ much as the anti-Vietnam-War forces among Democrats set out to ‘dump Johnson’ in 1967, which led antiwar candidates Eugene McCarthy and Robert Kennedy to enter the race,” RootsAction’s statement added.

The dam is broken.

Every day, more and more Democrats are speaking out against Biden.

This creates a self-fulfilling prophecy where Biden’s poll numbers can never recover due to the fact that he gets hit every day on the Left and the Right.

RootsAction does not mind this dynamic as it is key to forcing Biden to step down.

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