Biden’s State of the Union hushed Democratic criticism but hasn’t helped him in the polls

President Joe Biden’s State of the Union appeared to appease the Democratic political chattering class, members of which have expressed concern about his age and mental acuity before November’s general election.

But his address has not resonated in public polls, at least not yet.

In the week since Biden’s State of the Union, his last before his election against former President Donald Trump amid speculation the pair may not take part in any debates, Biden’s average approval-disapproval rating has remained roughly the same, 38%-56%, according to FiveThirtyEight. Another polling aggregator, RealClearPolitics, did find his approval increased during the same time period, but by less than a percentage point to 40%, while his disapproval decreased by the same percentage change to 55%.

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