Progressive media figure Cenk Uygur of “The Young Turks” has announced that he will run for president in a bid to pressure President Joe Biden to drop out of the contest.
“We must change course,” Uygur said, asserting that at most Biden has “a 10% chance” of securing victory in the presidential race. “Donald Trump is an actual fascist,” he declared.
While Uygur said that he is “running to win,” he also said that he is running in the contest “as a proxy for any other candidate. We have got to get Biden outta the race,” he said.
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“So my job is to be basically Paul Revere: Biden’s gonna lose, Biden’s gonna lose, Biden’s gonna lose,” Uygur said, noting that he will pressure the president to exit the race.
But there is a major constitutional problem with Uygur’s presidential aspirations. He is a naturalized citizen, and the U.S. Constitution stipulates that no individual “except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President.”
Uygur rejects the notion that he is ineligible to seek the…