The Kamala Conun­drum: Why Democ­rats Are Stuck With Her

Cal­i­for­nia Demo­c­rat Gov. Gavin New­som des­per­ate­ly wants to run for pres­i­dent — now rather than lat­er.
After all, New­som, for rea­sons I dis­cuss in my new book, “As Goes Cal­i­for­nia,” beat back a recall attempt. Polls show most Democ­rats want a can­di­date oth­er than Pres­i­dent Joe Biden, whose poll num­bers remain in the tank. Over 60% of Amer­i­cans con­sid­er the coun­try on the wrong track. Biden’s cog­ni­tive decline is on full and pub­lic dis­play, forc­ing staffers to lim­it B …