Ex-AOC Staffer Says Biden Is ‘Old As S***’ And ‘Deeply Unpopular’


Progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s former communications director tore into President Joe Biden over the weekend, calling the 79-year-old commander-in-chief ‘old as s***’ and predicting he’ll get Democrats ‘demolished’ in this year’s November midterms.

Corbin Trent, who worked in the Democrat firebrand’s Congressional office and then her re-election campaign before abruptly departing in March 2020, told Politico that Biden is ‘deeply unpopular’ and vulnerable to a left-wing primary challenge.

‘People will smell opportunity, and D. C. is filled with people who want to be president,’ he said.

‘He’s deeply unpopular. He’s old as shit. He’s largely been ineffective, unless we’re counting judges or whatever the hell inside-baseball scorecard we’re using. And I think he’ll probably get demolished in the midterms.’

Trent co-founded the progressive group Justice Democrats, which guided Ocasio-Cortez to her stunning upset victory against former New York Democratic Rep. Joe Crowley.

He also worked for Bernie Sanders’ 2016 and 2020 presidential campaigns, the latter of which posed a significant challenge to Biden’s own White House bid.

Multiple polls have projected Republicans taking back control of Congress in November. Last year’s off-year races, which were seen by some as a referendum on Biden’s first year, saw Democrats finish with a lackluster performance in multiple state legislatures, local offices and even lose the governorship of Virginia.

Another fellow Sanders alum, the Vermont senator’s former presidential campaign manager Jeff Weaver, told Politico that Biden is certain to face a primary opponent but said the possibility only grew likely after Senator Joe Manchin delivered a massive blow to his Build Back Better bill last month.

‘Will there be a progressive challenger? Yes,’ Weaver said.

He added that an opponent on the left would be more a symbol of progressives’ rising popularity than a rebuke of Biden’s presidency.

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‘Progressives are ultimately ascendant. And if nothing else, a progressive running who gets a lot of support will demonstrate that the ideas that the progressive movement embraces are, in fact, popular,’ Weaver said.

But rather than a big name challenger like Sanders, Elizabeth Warren or Cory Booker, one progressive is quoted in the report predicting lower-profile Democrats will come to the forefront.

‘Someone like Nina Turner or Marianne Williamson. Doubt anyone currently elected,’ they said.

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