The 2024 Presidential candidates are officially starting to form for both sides of the political parties.
So, this is the time of year where everybody and their brother turns into a politician as they decide who the best candidate in 2024 will be. And during this extremely divisive time in American politics, even within one party, it’s sure to be a real hoot…
With that being said, one famous sports personality is sounding off on his personal opinions for the 2024 Presidential election…
Stephen A. Smith.
Now we know that Stephen A. has never been afraid to voice his opinion to the rafters, and bash others who disagree with what he personally believes.
He’s hands down one of the most, if the most, outspoken sports personalities in the game, and it’s part of the reason that he’s become the superstar that he is.
And he didn’t pull punches when it came to his opinion about the age of the current President of the United States, Joe Biden.
He admitted on his show, The Stephen A. Smith Show:
“Ladies and gentlemen, without trying to engage in any kind of ageism at all because I don’t believe in it, but it does come to a point in time where there are certain jobs you don’t need. Not that you don’t need to be working, not that you don’t need to be living your life.
It’s not that you don’t need to be living a very vibrant lifestyle or anything like that, but there are responsibilities that are far, far, far more extensive, than lets say the typical 9-5, that somebody in their 80s may not need to be doing.
I think the presidency is one of them… I do.”
I’ll say it…and I know this will make some people mad…but I just think someone 80+ years old is too old to be President.
“I’m not trying to disrespect our president… I voted for him. And based on some of the leading candidates on the right side, I’d probably be forced to vote for him again… but I wouldn’t like it.”
Biden would be 86 at the end of his second term if he were to win again in 2024, and Republican frontrunner and former President, Donald Trump, would be 82 by the end of his term if he were to win. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is another contender on the GOP ticket, and he comes in much, much younger at 44 years old.
Of course, concerns about Biden’s age have once again been reignited after he tripped and fell on stage at Air Force Academy last week.
To the ignorant people who are calling for President Joe Biden to be removed from office via the 25th Amendment because he tripped, here is a reminder that Franklin D. Roosevelt was confined to a wheelchair for his presidency.