Women for Trump co-chair: Biden might not be 'ultimate nominee,' and Dems engaging in 'elder abuse'

'I think he's a placeholder, and I think it's excruciatingly grotesque to watch the way they're exploiting and using him as they are," Gina Loudon said.

Updated: May 29, 2020 - 5:18pm

Joe Biden won't make it across the finish line for the Democratic presidential nomination, says Gina Loudon, co-chair of the Women For Trump campaign advisory board.

"I have a hard time believing that the Democrats are going to let Joe Biden be the ultimate nominee," Loudon told Just the News in a video interview. "I think it'll be whomever the Democratic Party decides it will be, just like it was in the last go round. We all know that they kept Bernie Sanders from getting the nomination. It's happened twice now. The Democrat Party, and the powers that be in the elite in Washington, D.C., decide who the Democrat nomination goes to. It is not the Democrat voters. It is not the Democrat delegates. We all know that. Very few Democrats will deny that."

A stunning 28% of Democratic voters say Joe Biden could likely be replaced as the ultimate party presidential nominee, according to a new Just the News Daily Poll with Scott Rasmussen. The poll also found 35% of the voters overall, not just Democrats, thought the same thing.

The Biden campaign did not respond to request for comment from Just the News.

Loudon, author of "Mad Politics: Keeping Your Sanity in a World Gone Crazy," slammed the Democratic Party for continuing to promote Biden's candidacy despite what she thinks are concerns about his mental acuity. 

Left-leaning politicians and media figures have also questioned Biden’s mental fitness, among them former Democratic presidential candidates Julian Castro and Cory Booker, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Andrea Mitchell and former network host Chris Matthews.

"I believe it's elder abuse," Loudon said. "I think there's very little doubt that he has diminished capacity at this point. If you look at the symptoms of dementia, and I'm way too familiar with them, I've had relatives that I've been through this horrible, horrible process with. I think he's a placeholder, and I think it's excruciatingly grotesque to watch the way they're exploiting and using him as they are."

When asked if the Trump campaign risked alienating older voters – who are more likely to vote than younger voters – by questioning Biden's mental faculties, Loudon said mental fragility could occur at any age.

"I don't think this has anything to do with age in particular, I think in the case of Joe Biden, this is about exploiting someone who's in a mentally frail state. That could happen to someone at any age. Perhaps it happens more often with people that are older, but I don't think we need to be ageist about it. I think that there are a lot of people I know who I'd love to be as sharp as they are," Loudon said. "One of my personal heroes, Phyllis Schlafly, who was as sharp as she could be right up until the last day of her life, and I would have loved to have had her IQ in her in her late last days." 

Loudon said some of signs of Biden's possible diminish mental acuity is his meandering thoughts and inability to read note cards, even when provided to him in softball interviews.

Watch the full video interview with Loudon below: