Spoil­er alert: Jill Stein becomes lat­est to join cast of char­ac­ters who could cause chaos in 2024

Spoiler alert: Jill Stein becomes latest to join cast of characters who could cause chaos in 2024

For­mer 2016 Green Par­ty can­di­date Jill Stein is the lat­est polit­i­cal fig­ure to enter the 2024 elec­tion, adding to what is already shap­ing up to be a chaot­ic pres­i­den­tial field that could bring prob­lems for Pres­i­dent Joe Biden.
Stein, who many blame for for­mer Sec­re­tary of State Hillary Clin­ton’s loss in 2016, is now set­ting her­self up to be a sim­i­lar thorn in Biden’s side, par­tic­u­lar­ly as the pres­i­dent is already fac­ing tough reelec­tion odds.

Left: for­mer Green Par­ty can­di­date Jill Stein; Cen­ter: Cor­nel West; Right: Rep. Dean Phillips (D‑MN)

Since the 2024 elec­tion sea­son began, Democ­rats have fret­ted over the entry of long-shot can­di­dates like Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Green Par­ty-turned-inde­pen­dent chal­lenger Cor­nel West, and Rep. Dean Phillips (D‑MN). The lat­ter’s pres­i­den­tial bid has drawn heavy crit­i­cism from nation­al Democ­rats, par­tic­u­lar­ly law­mak­ers who are unsure whether Phillip­s’s cam­paign will help or hurt Biden.
Biden may also see a bipar­ti­san chal­lenge com­ing his way. The wave of retire­ments from the Sen­ate has sparked spec­u­la­tion as to what Sens. Joe Manchin …