Progressive media figure Cenk Uygur of “The Young Turks” has announced he will run for president in an effort to pressure President Joe Biden to drop out of the contest.
“We have to change course,” Uyghur said, claiming that Biden has at most a “10 percent chance” of securing victory in the presidential race. “Donald Trump is a real fascist,” he declared.
While Uygur said he was “running to win,” he also said he was entering the contest “as a proxy for any other candidate.” We have to get Biden out of the race, he said.
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“So my job is basically to be Paul Revere: Biden will lose, Biden will lose, Biden will lose,” Uygur saidHe indicated that he would pressure the president to abandon the race.
But there is a major constitutional problem with the Uyghur presidential aspirations. He is a naturalized citizen and the U.S. Constitution prescribes that no individual “except a citizen born at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, or a citizen of the United States, shall be eligible for the office of President.”
Uygur rejects the idea that he is ineligible for the presidential election.
“The case law is clear. Naturalized citizens can run for president,” said the Uyghur wrote to X. “If you win this case in the Supreme Court, you will get rid of the albatross.” [sic] around the necks of 25 million Americans who are naturalized citizens. “The Supreme Court has already said we have exactly the same rights,” he said added.
Biden is on track to become the Democratic Party’s 2024 presidential nominee. The president failed Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Marianne Williamson Surveyand Kennedy recently announced that he will now run as an independent candidate.
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