'The View' co-host argues it's 'not fair' to tell voters to 'close their eyes' on Biden age, vitality concerns

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"The View" co-host Sara Haines based on connected Tuesday that it wasn't adjacent to show voters to "close their eyes" connected concerns astir President Biden's age and vitality. 

While discussing "The Daily Show" big Jon Stewart's speech focused connected some Biden and Donald Trump's age, Haines said that while she still plans to ballot for Biden, she remains honorable astir his gaffes that are of interest to Americans. 

"Voters are concerned and by telling them they shouldn’t beryllium aliases that they’re pursuing a Republican communicative by listening to it, you’re virtually saying, like, ‘Close your eyes to what you’re seeing,’ aliases you’re making them consciousness bad for raising something, and arsenic Jon Stewart said successful there, switch property pinch vitality… I don’t deliberation it’s adjacent to show them to adjacent their eyes to what they're seeing correct now," Haines said. 

Hostin declared during nan conception that chap co-host Joy Behar was nan "sharpest tack successful nan box," earlier arguing that Stewart's monologue was "offensive" because location was a quality betwixt property and "intelligence." 

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"They've sewage babies successful their 80s," Hostin said, citing Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. "Jane Fonda, 86, Representative Maxine Waters, 85, Bernie Sanders, 82. Nancy Pelosi, 83. I don’t know, they look for illustration they cognize what they’re doing. If they person nan wisdom, they person nan history, nan problem pinch this state is that we don’t worth group pinch their wisdom. We don’t worth seniors."

"I'm sick of this ageism problem!" she continued. 

Co-host Alyssa Farah Griffin based on that Biden's property was a morganatic rumor and praised Stewart for taking shots astatine some Democrats and Republicans. 

She underscored that nan 2024 predetermination was "high stakes," and that Biden should beryllium nether nan astir scrutiny because of nan precocious stakes arsenic he tries to forestall Trump from taking nan White House again.

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Co-host Whoopi Goldberg responded to Haines' remarks astatine nan commencement of nan segment. 

"I don’t deliberation anybody is saying, ‘Close your eyes to what Joe Biden’s going through,’ aliases what group deliberation he’s going through, and I do deliberation a batch of it is perpetuated by the media," she said.

"As I said yesterday, yes, he’s old, OK, but nan infinitesimal he stops being productive, and this sounds terrible, but nan infinitesimal he stops being capable to do his statesmanlike duty, he’s sewage to go, but I’m not advocating for him to go. I’m advocating for group to not dwell connected nan truth that he is an property that we cannot change," she added."

Stewart said during nan show that Biden and Trump were not nan same, rattling off, "Joe Biden isn't Donald Trump. He hasn't been indicted arsenic galore times, he hasn't had arsenic galore fraudulent businesses aliases been convicted successful a civilian proceedings for intersexual battle aliases been ordered to salary defamation aliases had his charities disbanded aliases stiffed a s--t municipality of blue-collar tradesmen he'd hired."

But nan stakes of nan predetermination made Biden much taxable to scrutiny, not less, Stewart told nan audience.

Fox News' Jeffrey Clark contributed to this report.