Arguably the most important Vice Presidential debate since the first one in 1976 is taking place this Wednesday in Salt Lake City, Utah, when Vice President Mike Pence confronts California Senator Kamala Harris.
The possibility of a female Vice President in the next Presidential term heightens interest in this debate between a Vice President who has been unwilling to express his own views with his President, by every measure we have; and a Senator, who headed the Justice system of the state with one eighth of the American people residing, in California.
Kamala Harris needs to address major issues with Mike Pence, and if necessary, be persistent!
Why are you NOT asserting yourself in this COVID 19 crisis, and allowing Trump family members to run rampant over your responsibility to the nation to invoke the 25th Amendment?
Why are you not emphasizing masks, social distancing, and avoiding large rallies on your own part?
Why have you not condemned white nationalism groups, including QAnon and “Proud Boys”?
Why do you refuse to resist the policy of favoritism toward Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong Un, and other dictators, and the worsening relations of the nation with NATO, Canada, Japan, and South Korea?
Why do you show no concern about the immediate loss of health care for 20 million or more people, especially in the midst of a world wide pandemic?
How do you explain all of the failures of Trump, including on;
the Mexico wall:
no health care alternative and plans to gut Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security;
the inhumane treatment of immigrant children and their parents at the border;
the widespread corruption of Trump Cabinet officers and others;
Trump’s failure to match Barack Obama’s economic recovery; Trump’s constant attacks on veterans, Muslims, the disabled, and those who have died, including John McCain, and lack of respect for Ruth Bader Ginsburg;
and so many other shortcomings?
Harris will perform very well, with compassion, concern, empathy, decency, ethics, morality and persistence in asserting herself, and this will make her an excellent and principled Vice President under a President Joe Biden, who has the same character traits as she does.
And if circumstance puts Kamala Harris into the Oval Office, the nation will be well served and be in competent hands!