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Could it really happen? Could Joe Biden really decide to replace Kamala Harris in 2024? It would be risky as hell, particularly if a black woman wasn’t chosen to replace Harris on the ticket. Still, cries of “Racism!” and “Misogyny!” would abound on the left — even if another black woman did get the call.
Would the attacks make sense if the scenario played out as I suggested?
Of course not. But, hey; when has the crazed woke left ever made sense? Still, from a rational strategic perspective, it would make sense for the totally inept Biden, who’ll be 82 years old on Inauguration Day on January 20, 2025, to kick his sidekick to the curb. And given Harris’s word-salad silly-speak, lack of depth, and zero demonstrable achievements as vice president, common sense should make booting her even more likely.
Should be, for sure but will she be?
As woefully inadequate Biden stubbornly prepares to lay the groundwork for his re-election decision, as reported by Fox News, despite Harris’s unpopularity, the move to replace her would be unprecedented and a long shot, according to Democratic strategists.
The ever-despicable Democrat strategist and former aide to Senate Majority Chuck Schumer, Christoper Hahn, laughably said: “I believe that much of the criticism of Harris is overblown,” before dropping the “woman” card:
As the first woman to hold this role, her style was bound to rub traditionalist the wrong way. And while her numbers may be low, very few Americans choose a president because of their running mate.
Oh, please. Hahn can play the woman card out of one side of his mouth and turn around and refuse to define “woman” from the other side.
At least Democrat strategist and co-host of Fox’s “The Five,” Jessica Tarlov, while saying Harris isn’t “going anywhere,” admits disillusionment with the vice president:
Even though there is disappointment with the VP, I don’t see any way that she would be replaced.
Yet, the New York Times, in a February 6 front-page story titled Kamala Harris Is Trying to Define Her Vice Presidency — Even Her Allies Are Tired of Waiting, reported that Democrats have indeed lost interest in the struggling vice president.
Dozens of Democrats in the White House, on Capitol Hill and around the nation — including some who helped put her on the party’s 2020 ticket — said she had not risen to the challenge of proving herself as a future leader of the party, much less the country. Even some Democrats whom her own advisers referred reporters to for supportive quotes confided privately that they had lost hope in her.
Through much of the fall, a quiet panic set in among key Democrats about what would happen if President Biden opted not to run for a second term. Most Democrats interviewed, who insisted on anonymity to avoid alienating the White House, said flatly that they did not think Ms. Harris could win the presidency in 2024. Some said the party’s biggest challenge would be finding a way to sideline her without inflaming key Democratic constituencies that would take offense.
And how does Harris see her own political identity? In a New York Times interview in the fall of 2022, when she was in Japan, Madam Vice President explained herself as only she can:
You got to know what you stand for and, when you know what you stand for, you know what to fight for.
Would you like French, blue cheese, or Italian dressing on your word salad?
The Bottom Line
Kamala Harris has been the best insurance policy against being dumped by the Democrat Party that feckless Joe Biden could have. And as his decision to seek re-election looms, Corn Pop’s pal — with a “little” help from his Democrat “friends” — must also decide whether Kamala Harris will be with him on the 2024 ticket if he does decide to run.
Personally? I like nothing better than to see Lyin’ Biden and Cackling Kamala on that ticket. In most circumstances, the dynamic duo would all but hand the election to the Republican nominee. However, the current situation in the GOP suggests the party might very well snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
How about let’s not?