Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. intends to announce his run as an independent this month.

100 Percent Fed Up previously noted:

Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. plans to announce he will run as an independent next month, according to Mediaite.

With the Democratic National Committee rigging the primary against him, it makes sense for RFK Jr. to forego running as a Democrat.

Mediaite reports RFK Jr. intends to go public with his independent presidential run on October 9th in Pennsylvania.


“Bobby feels that the DNC is changing the rules to exclude his candidacy so an independent run is the only way to go,” an RFK Jr. campaign insider told the outlet.

Mediaite reviewed a text message saying RFK Jr.’s campaign intends to run “attack ads” against the DNC before he announces his run as an independent in Philadelphia.

Last week, RFK Jr. appeared on “This Past Weekend w/ Theo Von” and said he would take more votes from Donald Trump than Joe Biden in the 2024 presidential election.

“I take more votes from President Trump than I do from President Biden,” RFK Jr. said.


Multiple conservative political analysts agreed Robert F. Kennedy Jr. running as an independent hurts Donald Trump more than Joe Biden.

Turning Point USA President Charlie Kirk said RFK Jr. running as a third-party candidate feels like a plot to convince people it’s bad for Joe Biden.


“RFK cant win but he can deny Trump the White House and hand it to Dems,” Jack Posobiec wrote.

“Dems aren’t voting for RFK after the vaccine became their holy sacrament. That’s why he’s been excommunicated from the mainstream party. He doesnt take many votes from Biden. But there’s a ton of his voters in swing states. States that Trump needs to win,” he added.

“RFK independent definitely hurts Trump. The people I know who like him are all people that would vote Trump in a Biden or Newsom v. Trump election,” Robby Starbuck commented.

According to Mediaite, an RFK Jr. campaign insider said the independent run would ‘f**k Trump.’

Per Mediaite:

The Kennedy campaign insider who spoke with Mediaite agreed.

“This is going to f**k Trump,” they said. “Bobby’s values are much more in line with patriots. He’s against Big Pharma. He’s pro-Bitcoin. Decentralize so the government can’t control it.”

The insider also expressed confidence that Kennedy has a better shot at the presidency than others who have tried and failed to run as independents: “He comes from a Kennedy dynasty unlike other independents. He has a deep well of political connections. You cannot compare him to other independents.”

Whether Kennedy’s quixotic campaign spoils 2024 for the Democrats or the Republicans may not end up mattering, however, given hurdles independent candidates face in getting on the ballot.

One Republican operative dismissed Kennedy-mania altogether when reached by Mediaite, asking, “When is the last time an independent candidate qualified for all 50 state ballots?”

The answer is Ross Perot, and it wasn’t easy. During his independent bid in 1992, the New York Times described the uphill battle Perot faced in biblical terms. Against all odds, the billionaire from Texas succeeded — and his first third-party run is often credited, or blamed, with delivering Bill Clinton to the White House.

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