Kamala Harris Gives New Meaning to the Biden Campaign

Benjamin Wallace-Wells in The New Yorker –

The news of Joe Biden’s Vice-Presidential pick, when it finally came, arrived by a cheery text sent a little after 4:15 p.m. Tuesday to the campaign’s supporters.

“Joe Biden here. Big news: I’ve chosen Kamala Harris as my running mate. Together, we’ll beat Donald Trump.”

It was big, important, historic news—Harris is the first African-American woman and first person of Asian descent to be nominated to a major-party national ticket—and yet, in the moment, it was dimmed by the enforced anti-spectacle of Zoom. On cable television, ex-senators and…



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Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Known as a coalition builder, he has participated in election campaigns and legislative efforts in the United States and several other countries.
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