Neglect about tripping over a sandbag. Jeffrey Katzenberg desires President Joe Biden to behave like Mick Jagger.
The Wall St. Journal reports film mogul Katzenberg has joined with different advisers to inform Biden to “personal” his age and switch it into an asset. If Jagger (who turns 80 quickly) and Ford (now 80) can nonetheless do it, Joe can lean into his longevity, the WSJ stated, quoting sources.
Katzenberg is reported by the WSJ to have develop into “an influential exterior adviser” in the previous few months. The previous studio head brings years of enterprise expertise, Hollywood storytelling bona fides, and a Rolodex of contacts in California’s leisure and tech trade, the Journal contends.
“He’s decided, and the factor about Jeffrey is there’s simply no model that he takes no for a solution,” actor George Clooney stated in an interview. “Jeffrey will name, and I’ll assist.”
Katzenberg faces large challenges, the WSJ says, together with Biden’s low approval rankings, a majority of Democrats who would moderately he not run, and festering allegations of corruption.
Biden welcomed Katzenberg’s enter, which introduced an outdoor the Beltway perspective. Katzenberg was introduced as one in all seven nationwide cochairs of Biden’s 2024 marketing campaign. He’s the one one who doesn’t maintain elected workplace.
Katzenberg’s function continues to be evolving, the WSJ says, he might assist increase as a lot as $2 billion and join the marketing campaign with know-how, social media and messaging methods by leaders.
Republicans don’t appear involved, the WSJ experiences.
“It’s one other rich Hollywood superstar whispering within the ear of a presidential candidate who’s failing to attach with a working-class inhabitants that doesn’t really feel just like the administration is coping with their financial issues,” stated Jesse Hunt, a Republican strategist.