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Joe Biden and Donald Trump are watching their approval ratings tank.
Their low numbers are making room for other potential presidential hopefuls, including celebrities.
Some Elon Musk stans want him to run. But Musk isn’t a US citizen, which disqualifies him.
First came Ronald Reagan. Then Donald Trump. Could Americans see another entertainer trade red carpets for the marbled hallways of the White House?
It’s plausible. Six out of 10 voters would consider a moderate independent candidate for president in 2024 if President Joe Biden, a Democrat, and Trump, a Republican, end up staging a re-run of Election 2020, according to a recent Harvard CAPS-Harris poll.
Recently, the case for nontraditional, third-party candidates received a boost with the launch of the Andrew Yang-fronted Forward Party, established by dozens of former Democratic and Republican officials. And several celebrities have openly flirted with making an independent presidential run.
Here are 14 notable celebrities and would-be politicians to watch ahead of the 2024 presidential race:
When Elon Musk began angling to buy Twitter, Musk superfans encouraged him to do more — run for president in 2024.
“Shoulda bought shares in Twitter a month ago,” one Twitter user tweeted. “Either way I support #ElonMusk taking it over. Elon for President 2024.”
—Mike, a person (@mike_dangola) April 14, 2022
The billionaire has been making the headlines recently for his alleged affair with Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s wife, termination of his Twitter acquisition plans, and twins he had with one of his top executives.
But because of Article II of the US Constitution, Musk can’t run for president because he was born in South Africa, not on American soil.
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Source:: Business Insider