After repeatedly assuring advisors and skeptical Democrats that he almost certainly would not be running for a second term, Joe Biden reversed course on the issue.
Biden said in a Sunday interview that he is “absolutely” open to serving two terms if elected, despite previously calling himself a “transition candidate.”
Kamala Harris, the vice-presidential candidate and presumed heir apparent to the Biden presidency, can’t have been happy hearing that.
On the other hand, it’s hard to credit Biden with that much control. It’s very possible that the decision is not in his hands.
Biden’s handlers may well be encouraging this line of thought as an antidote to the perception that Biden is a puppet for the radical left, to be cast aside once he’s served his purpose.
That doesn’t mean that it won’t happen, it just means that they don’t want voters to know about it – yet.
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