The odds now favor a Donald Trump vs. Joe Biden general election, the match-up many voters have long dreaded. Even with Nikki Haley continuing her spirited campaign, and many Democrats still hoping Biden bows out, the final field is rapidly taking form.
Add up everything – polls, issues, and public perceptions that Biden is too old – and the Democratic president is clearly in deep trouble. Trump leads him in most national and swing state polls. Only 34% of voters in the recent CNN survey believe Biden “deserves reelection,” while 66% say he doesn’t.
Another drag on the Democratic ticket is…