Joe Biden's Campaign Was Just Dealt A Devastating Blow
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Former Vice President Joe Biden has been the frontrunner in the Democratic presidential primary for months -- but all of that just changed.
According to a Monmouth University poll, Biden has not only dropped 13-points, he's now statistically in a three-way tie at the top with Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.
Sanders and Warren are both sitting at 20 percent with Biden down to 19 percent.
The difference is within the poll’s margin of error of 5.7 percent, so they are statistically tied at the top.
Biden has plummeted a whopping 13 points in recent weeks -- dropping from 32 percent to 19 percent.
Perhaps realizing how bad this poll is for Biden, Patrick Murray, director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute, released a statement trying to downplay the severity of it.
“The main takeaway from this poll is that the Democratic race has become volatile,” Murray said.
“Liberal voters are starting to cast about for a candidate they can identify with,” he said. “Moderate voters, who have been paying less attention, seem to be expressing doubts about Biden. But they are swinging more toward one of the left-leaning contenders with high name recognition rather than toward a lesser-known candidate who might be more in line with them politically.”
Biden has given voters plenty of reasons to jump ship.
During a campaign stop earlier this month in Iowa, the former VP told the crowd that “poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids.”
"We should challenge students in these schools and have advanced placement programs in these schools,” Biden said. “We have this notion that somehow if you’re poor, you cannot do it. Poor kids are just as bright, just as talented, as white kids."
A few weeks before that, Biden exploded when a conservative reporter confronted him about the lie he keeps telling about Trump and Charlottesville.
While campaigning at the "Political Soapbox" at the Iowa State Fair, Breitbart Editor-in-Chief Joel Pollak asked Biden why he continues to falsely claim that Trump called neo-Nazis and white nationalists "very fine people."
Biden became enraged and very aggressive with Pollak.
In June, Biden came under fire for praising segregationist Democratic senators and boasted about working with them during his time in the U.S. Senate.
Biden's campaign also got busted last month for copying language for his environmental plan word-for-word from environmental nonprofits without attribution.
Since he announced his 2020 run back in April, four women have come forward and accused the former vice president of inappropriately touching them and pulling them in close to rub noses.
All of these comments have been made in the last two months.