Could Kamala Harris Cost Joe Biden the 2024 Election?

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While I’m not fond of “unpack” in this usage, there’s a lot to unpack in answering the headline question.

Yes, Kamala Harris is arguably the most unqualified person in history to serve as vice president. Even worse, given the reality of 80-year-old Joe Biden’s mental decline, her ill-advised selection in 2020 puts the Democrat Party in a precarious position with respect to the 2024 presidential election.


As conservative columnist Kristin Tate told Fox News Digital, “Kamala Harris is one of the most unlikable and uninspiring public figures in modern political history.” The approval rating of the Cackling Queen of Word Salads™ hasn’t surpassed 40 percent since her first year in office, as noted by Fox. Whether Harris’ incompetence is due to a lack of intelligence necessary for her position, let alone the presidency, medication, or a misfiring brain is irrelevant: it is what it is and she is who she is.

While voters historically vote for the top of the presidential ticket with the veep slot an afterthought at best, the reality of Biden’s declining stamina and mental health — not to mention he’s already beyond his life expectancy — the likelihood of the president dying in office or being ultimately removed if he’s re-elected is probable, which would make the unthinkable a reality.

Former Hawaii Democrat Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, now an independent, went bottom-line with Fox on Wednesday: “Kamala Harris is clearly unqualified to be the Commander-in-Chief.”

This should be a major issue for voters, but the mainstream media will continue to try to cover for her because they don’t want the American people to know the truth. The Biden Administration has already brought our country to the brink of nuclear war with Russia and the new cold war with China is heating up quickly. The consequences of President Kamala Harris at the helm would be dangerous and catastrophic for the American people and our nation.


As regular followers have known for years, I’m far from a fan of hyperbole and catastrophizing. Tulsi Gabbard’s above observations were neither; she was dead on target: Kamala Harris in the Oval Office would be a clear and present danger to the United States — handlers or not. Unlike addled Joe Biden, who “governs” by teleprompter and cue cards, Harris would likely at least attempt to assert her new-found authority.

Think about that for a minute.

Fox News contributor Lisa Boothe echoed Gabbard’s comments — and then some (emphasis mine).

If anything happens to Biden, does anyone want Harris? She is personally unlikable and inarticulate. She dropped out of the 2020 Democrat primary before Iowa. Her own party didn’t want her. She was a diversity, equity, and inclusion hire.

That last line wasn’t Boothe’s opinion; Biden said as much before he picked Harris as his 2020 running mate.

If I’m elected president, my cabinet and my administration will look like the country, and I commit that I will in fact pick a woman to be vice president. There are a number of women who are qualified to be president tomorrow. I would pick a woman to be my vice president.

While Biden was correct in his observation that there were and remain women qualified to become president — that’s a given — he was also clear that his first priority would be gender, not experience or qualifications for the office.

Incidentally, the politically correct Biden also pledged to nominate the first black woman to the United States Supreme Court:


I commit that if I’m elected President and I have an opportunity to appoint someone to the courts, I’ll appoint the first black woman to the Court,” said Vice President Biden, meaning the Supreme Court.

Sure enough, two years later, Biden nominated radical leftist Ketanji Brown Jackson to the high court. The larger more ominous point now is what President Kamala Harris might do.

The Bottom Line

While the 2024 presidential election should be a veritable piece of cake for the GOP, there’s a better-than-even chance that Republican voters might snatch defeat from the jaws of an otherwise certain victory, leaving the election there for the taking for the Democrats.

Yet, the headline remains: Will Kamala Harris cost the Democrats the election? The question is unanswerable, but I do know this: The ultimate answer will lie in part with Republican voters.

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