Joe Scarborough: ‘Teflon Joe’ Still Leading in the Polls While Warren Continues ‘Political Bleeding’
MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough again praised former Vice President Joe Biden for his lead in the polls on Monday. A new Fox News poll showed Biden leading the pack, while Senator Elizabeth Warren has slipped. The Morning Joe host saw this as further evidence of Biden’s success.
“So, Adrienne, Fox News also had a poll that talked about the Democrats running,” Scarborough said. “Once again had Joe Biden on top and once again — and I will say this has been the biggest surprise for me over the past month. Elizabeth Warren continuing to drop, minus eight.”
“And I just sit and look at those numbers and say, is she really losing all of this support because she put out a very progressive program? It’s — I didn’t — in the Democratic Party, I would not have expected this political bleeding to continue, but it does in just about every poll.”
“And look at Teflon Joe. Teflon Joe just staying up there, Jack. He’s just staying up there and not slipping.”
Co-host Mika Brzezinski signalled her agreement with Scarborough. She’s been a vocal supporter of Biden’s bid to win the Democratic nomination in 2020.
“Teflon Joe, Durable Joe, I mean, call it what you want to call it, but he has weathered some storms, Joe, during this primary,” guest Adrienne Elrod said. “And so far he’s stayed on top consistently. He’s also the only candidate in this race, I know we talked about this many times on the show, but he’s the only candidate running in the Democratic primary who can really attract a diverse electorate.”
The Iowa caucuses are in February, 2020, so the campaigns are entering the final stretch before those crucial votes.
Watch the video above, via MSNBC.