but the thought has entered some minds….
and has continued in the days since — not just on social media, but among the party’s professional and political ranks. In interviews with two dozen strategists and party officials for this story, fully half of them either volunteered or said they’d entertained the idea, including both moderates and progressives. Among those who did not, several women and people of color were repulsed that Democrats were even talking about it, viewing it as an affront to Harris…..
Some of the Democrats who raised the possibility, including Owen, said they did so in admiration for Harris’ background as a prosecutor and a senator — particularly her sharp questioning of Brett Kavanaugh before his confirmation to the Supreme Court. But most of them expressed a different consideration, reflecting the intense skepticism within some parts of the party about Harris’ ability to win a presidential race if Biden does not run for reelection — and a desire to open the field to other,,,,