Biden and Iowa: A Barometer of What?

19 candidates, not including Joe Biden swarmed through Iowa this past weekend, looking for support among voters who will cast ballots for President in the Iowa caucus   –that’s the first-in-the-nation selection of preference for president, and it takes place even before New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary. So, support there is important for any person who wants to become the next Commander-in-Chief.  But polls show that support for Biden in slipping among Iowa voters, down some five to ten percent.  And the same slippage is being seen nationally.  And most surprising, perhaps, are polls showing that the most important attribute voters are seeking in a candidate is someone who can beat Trump.  They consider that more important than a candidate that shares their values. And at this point at least, the perception among voters is that Biden is that candidate.  But will he remain the best bet as we move toward the 2020 presidential election?  That’s what On-Target’s Larry Sparano discussed today with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York: