‘Ok, Boomer’ Or ‘Ok, Biden’?: Joe Biden’s ‘No Malarkey’ Bus Tour Alienates Young Voters


2020 Democratic hopeful Joe Biden began an eight-day bus tour across Iowa, his campaign is calling it the “No Malarkey” bus tour. The term “no malarkey” is British slang for “no nonsense.”

Young voters have recently coined the term “Ok, boomer,” mocking the Baby Boomer generation for their “old folk” lingo and political ideology. Biden’s “No Malarkey” bus tour is no exception to the “Ok, boomer” mockery. In fact, it has us wondering if the phrase should actually be “Ok, Biden.”

But, the oddly named bus tour is just the most recent example of how Biden is alienating himself from young voters.

A new Emerson Poll shows Biden has the lowest support of top-tier candidates among voters under 50. Bernie Sanders received 37 percent of the support, Elizabeth Warren received 22 percent, and Biden falls far behind at 15 percent.

Another study from Politico finds only 10 percent of Biden’s base is aged 18-29. Meanwhile, other candidates have much

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