As the 2020 election continues to loom on the horizon, the Democrats have gotten themselves into quite the pickle.
Their presumptive nominee, Joe Biden, is yet another rich, old, white guy who happens to represent exactly the sort of Democratic establishment that half of the left’s voter base despises. Worse still, his mental acuity appears to be fraying before our very eyes, and he was recently and credibly accused of sexual assault by a former staffer.
In other words: Yikes.
Perhaps the most important decisions that the Democrats will fave in the coming months is who will run as Biden’s vice president. Ol’ Joe has already promised the slot to a female candidate, and the entire nation realizes that only Michelle Obama has the star power to erase the sins of the longtime Senator. But Obama has repeatedly stated that she is not interested.
That’s hasn’t stopped the Biden campaign from publicly pleading with Mrs. O to reconsider.
Former second lady Jill Biden told CNN on Friday that she’d love to see the former first lady accept a spot as running mate on her husband’s ticket.
“I’d love it if Michelle [Obama] would agree to it,” she said. “But I think she’s had it with politics. I don’t know. She’s so good at everything she does. That would be wonderful.”
Her comments came amid speculation surrounding whom former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, would choose as his running mate. Biden has pledged to choose a female running mate but it’s unclear whom that woman will be.
At this point, with all of the fuss that Biden and his team have made about Michelle Obama, how will Democrats be able to muster any enthusiasm for whomever Biden chooses?
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