Monday, March 13, 2023

BARF BAG ALERT: President Kamala Harris? Dems on Wall Street are betting on it; The Excellence of Kamala Harris Is Hiding in Plain Sight

President Kamala Harris? Dems on Wall Street are betting on it
Reports of the death of Kamala Harris’ political career have been greatly exaggerated, Wall Street donors told On The Money.
While it may sound far fetched to many, some Wall Streeters have quietly begun to place bets on the historically unpopular veep for a 2024 White House bid.
Harris — who has suffered dismal ratings following reports of complaints from staffers about a toxic work environment and a botched handling of the southern border — is now the darling at fundraisers.
While former Democratic favorite Gavin Newsom has created some buzz over the last six months, Pete Buttigieg has been bogged down with the Ohio train disaster.
Meanwhile, sources close to President Biden say he believes Harris is doing an excellent job. The two are close, he is strongly supportive of her, and she will remain on the ticket in 2024, the sources say.
“People wrote her off, but she’s still the vice president,” a source said. “One way or another, with an 80-year-old president, she is the most likely to be the next Democratic president.” --->READ MORE HERE
The Excellence of Kamala Harris Is Hiding in Plain Sight:
Vice President Kamala Harris occupies an office that can be the butt of jokes and criticism. The only duties of the vice president spelled out in the Constitution are to cast tiebreaking votes in the Senate and to become president if the office becomes vacant.
I’ve never run for government office, but as a Black woman who has spent my life working in politics — including as manager of Vice President Al Gore’s unsuccessful presidential campaign in 2000 — I know what it’s like to be underestimated, over-scrutinized and unfairly criticized, just as Ms. Harris has been. Yet I’ve never been under such a glaring spotlight as hers.
I have watched politicians up close for decades. And‌ I have known Vice President Harris for years and urged Joe Biden to make her his running mate in 2020. I ‌believe that the criticism of her is unrelated to her performance as vice president and fails to account for the role she plays in the White House.
As a consequential and successful vice president himself for eight years under Barack Obama, President Biden has a keen understanding of the job he once held and he has tasked Vice President Harris with major responsibilities. She has done an outstanding job and her record in two years stands up to that of her predecessors. Has she solved every problem? No, but name me one vice president who has.
We should think about our expectations for the vice presidency. It was only starting with the presidency of Jimmy Carter, and the role Vice President Walter Mondale played in foreign and domestic policy, that the job became more than a ceremonial position. Vice President Harris ranks third in breaking Senate ties (and first in the first two years in office), after John C. Calhoun and John Adams. While some claim that her duties breaking ties in the Senate have limited her scope of influence, the reality is that Ms. Harris regularly traveled the country to meet with Americans even as she cast the tiebreaking vote on key legislation to better the lives of the American people, including the Inflation Reduction Act. --->READ MORE HERE
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