It was reported on Tuesday night that Republican and businessman Vivek Ramaswamy, also known as a “CEO of Anti-Woke,” will be campaigning to become the next leader of the United States
Ramaswamy started his campaign in a question-and-answer session with Fox News host Tucker Carlson. In 2021, Ramaswamy quit his job as an executive at a biotech company in order to write Woke, Inc, a book that centers on social justice and other similar themes in America
In a following video for his campaign, the native of Ohio condemned the “woke left” for promoting what he referred to as “psychological enslavement” and promised to “revive American exceptionalism.”
We’ve celebrated our “diversity” so much that we forgot all the ways we’re really the same as Americans, bound by ideals that united a divided, headstrong group of people 250 years ago. I believe deep in my bones those ideals still exist. I’m running for President to revive them. pic.twitter.com/bz5Qtt4tmm
— Vivek Ramaswamy (@VivekGRamaswamy) February 22, 2023
Ramaswamy stated this was not a political campaign, but rather a cultural revolution to create a new American dream for the upcoming generation.
Ramaswamy is the newest candidate to enter the GOP primary race, which already features Donald Trump, a former president, and Nikki Haley, a former governor of South Carolina.
Forbes recognized Ramaswamy in 2016 as one of the “richest entrepreneurs under 40” in the United States and best-selling author Peter Thiel is one of Ramaswamy’s business partners.
Despite the fact his chances of becoming the party’s nominee are low, it is unlikely that his campaign will run out of money.
In the coming months, Trump, Haley, and Ramaswamy are likely to face heightened competition from a pool of potential candidates. This includes contenders such as former officials Mike Pompeo and Mike Pence, as well as Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
Since Haley entered the race, both Republicans and Democrats have voiced their concerns about the possibility that she might get the presidential ticket.
Despite the fact Biden may run again, Democrats are competing against a field of Republican candidates that includes Haley, Trump, and now Ramaswamy.
Looks like we’ve hit a nerve with liberals & the ladies of The View (again). They're triggered by the idea of cognitive tests for politicians 75+.
They seem to forget government should work for the people, not the other way around.
Our movement is about taking power away… https://t.co/fMWxDqpXyd pic.twitter.com/5bFRxC0zSl
— Nikki Haley (@NikkiHaley) February 20, 2023
Because there aren’t many Republicans running for president, it’s possible that Haley, who is relatively fresh to the national scene, may compare herself to Biden.
She has previously attacked his inadequacies. In doing so, Haley has likewise managed to occasionally sidestep concerns about whether or not she will have to contend with a large field of Republican candidates initially.
When Democrats discussed Biden’s age, Haley emphasized the importance of “a younger generation to carry us into the future.”
The Democrats, on the other side of the political aisle, are trying to avoid the optics of putting an old white man at the helm of the ticket again. They want to steer clear of doing this due to the fact that both parties want to increase diversity.
The main reason for this is the problems tied to Joe Biden’s age. Others are optimistic that Biden’s ideas for policy and top advisors would protect him from criticism in his role as the face of the Democratic Party.