How desperate was the editor and the reporter to do another negative Joe Biden story?
They go to South Carolina polling an show that Elizabeth Warren’s black support there has climbed to an amazing 13% which B Biden’s is at 42%….
It just makes ya shake your head….
Joe Biden LEADS Warren and the rest of the field right now….
He HAS for months….
Media types write that in their pieces after they gush over Warren’s rise in the polls….
That’s their thing…
There is NO Barack Obama running against Biden….
And ole’ Joe just keeps motoring along in the lead with barely 3 months until the actual vote start’s….
Joe Biden’s advisers have repeatedly downplayed the need for him to win in predominantly white Iowa and New Hampshire — while boasting of his strength in Southern states where black voters often dominate.
And the polls, to date, back up their theory that that’s his path to the nomination.
But if Biden’s firewall ever cracks — and there are some signs it’s softening in recent surveys — it will likely start with young black women, according to interviews with a dozen African American female organizers, lawmakers and activists who are heavily involved in the Democratic primary election or closely tracking the mood of black voters.
Their consensus: No candidate, Biden included, has a lock on African American voters in key early primary states. And Elizabeth Warren is gaining traction among black female voters under 50, while Bernie Sanders has a significant following among young black voters as well.
The anecdotal reports from African-American activists on the ground offer a reason for skepticism that Biden has already clinched the Democratic Party’s must-win voting bloc. The state of play is more fluid than assumed, they said, offering hope not just to Warren but to other candidates hoping to mount a late surge in the primary should Biden collapse….
Warren’s support among black women, according to Morning Consult, has inched up from 8 percent three months ago to 13 percent in a survey released this week. Biden currently has 42 percent support among black voters, the poll showed. Morning Consult is one of the few polls that provides breakdowns of their findings by gender and race…..
I have highlighted in bold the guessing and suggestive words the authors of the4 piece use to present their point of view….