Former vice president Joe Biden is expected to enter the 2020 presidential race soon — as Barack Obama’s third term.
One is that Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016 partly by campaigning against Obama’s third term, as embodied by Hillary Clinton.
The Obama campaign also thought having a middle-aged white male on the ticket would appeal to the white working-class voters whom the strategists feared might not want to elect a black man.
In his eight years as vice president, Biden was faithful to Obama’s left-wing agenda — and has a controversial record:
Critics also say that he is too “moderate” for the Democratic Party today, which has moved to the left under the influence of the “Resistance” to President Donald Trump, and embraced an ideological agenda even more radical than the one Obama attempted to enact.