Joe Biden Has Picked a Winner
A Brief Comment by Doug Draper
Posted August 11th, 2020 on Niagara At Large
For people around the world who have been holding their breath, hoping that the U.S. Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential candidate Joe Biden would pick the best person possible to help sweep the orange monster from office this November, Biden could hardly have done better this August 11th in his choice of California Senator Kamala Harris.
Biden’s choice of Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running mate makes history in a country that has had more of its share of problems giving a fair shot to women and to people of colour
Kamala Harris is the first woman of colour in the close to 250-year history of the United States to run for vice president.
She is also, for many of us who have, for better or worse, been following American politics in recent years, charismatic, highly intelligent, a person of passion of fairness and passion when it comes to fellow citizens in need, and someone who can be as sharp and as tough as she needs to be with adversaries.
She is also someone who, when time comes (a date has already been set for October 7th) to debate Trump’s shameless, sycophant of a V.P., Mike Pence, has demonstrated all of the qualifications necessary to eat him for lunch.
Her background skills as a prosecuting lawyer, an attorney general of California and as a U.S. senator who was as tough as they come when it came to questioning some of Trump’s God-awful picks for high office, are just what are needed in a campaign against a Trump juggernaut guaranteed to play dirty.
Her charisma, her passion, her intelligence and ability to punch hard, if necessary, will be needed at a time when the future of her country, and possibly the whole planet, hang in the balance.
Hail, hail, Kamala Harris!
For a sample of U.S. Senator Kamala Harris at work on the Senate Justice Committee, questioning Trump’s Attorney General William Barr following the release of the Mueller Report in 2019, click on the screen below –
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