‘You Think I Don’t Know How F*cking Old I Am?’: Biden Reportedly Lashed Out Over Talk Of His Age

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President Joe Biden reportedly hit back at criticism over his age as officials and voters mull over his ability to potentially serve for another four years.

“You think I don’t know how f-ing old I am?” Biden, 80, reportedly said to an ally earlier this year while venting about how often his age is mentioned in the press, Politico reported.

Over two-thirds of Americans believe there should be an age limit for elected officials, according to a CBS News/YouGov released in September. Biden, himself, even conceded in October that age was a “legitimate” issue for voters to consider when voting someone into office, the Associated Press reported.

“I think it’s a legitimate thing to be concerned about anyone’s age, including mine,” Biden stated, according to the New York Post. “And I think the best way to make the judgment is to watch me. Am I slowing up? Do I have the same pace?”

An anonymous Democratic strategist complained in June that “[Biden] looks old and seems old, and that’s not a great look for the White House. It all comes back to endurance and can he handle the job. I still think that the answer is yes. But ask me how I feel a couple of years from now.”

It’s not just Biden’s age that has people worried. An October poll found that 64% of Americans, including 50% of Democrats, were “concerned” about Biden’s mental health particularly after he appeared to look for deceased Republican Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski during a White House event, according to the New York Post.

While Biden has not officially announced his intention to seek a second term, some have already voiced their opinion on the matter with 70% of respondents in the All-America Economic Survey saying that Biden should not run for office in 2024, according to CNBC.