“The RealClearPolitics average of general election polls finds Joe Biden with a commanding lead that’s grown to 9.5 points. A similar polling average from FiveThirtyEight puts Biden ahead by 9.2 points and leading Trump in every battleground state. On June 10, Gallup found that Trump’s approval rating had plummeted 10 points, to 39%. “Just looking at the basic framework of the race right now, that Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush territory — a terrible harbinger for an incumbent president,” said David Axelrod, the former chief strategist for President Barack Obama.