Axelrod: Biden has ‘no better’ than a 50-50 shot at reelection

Democratic strategist David Axelrod still doesn’t think the Biden camp should get too comfortable about the president’s reelection prospects.

“I think he has a 50-50 shot here, but no better than that, maybe a little worse,” Axelrod told New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd. “He thinks he can cheat nature here and it’s really risky. They’ve got a real problem if they’re counting on Trump to win it for them. I remember Hillary doing that, too.”

Axelrod recently suggested President Joe Biden should consider his reelection bid carefully, prompting ire from the president, who reportedly called the strategist a “prick.”

His unsolicited advice followed a New York Times/Sienna College poll that showed Biden trailing former president Donald Trump among voters in five key battleground states.

“I don’t care about them thinking I’m a prick — that’s fine,” Axelrod told Dowd. “I hope they don’t think the polls are wrong because they’re not.”

Despite disappointing poll results and approval ratings, and questions about the president’s age,

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