Kamala Har­ris faces critic’s call to step down ‘for the country’s sake’

Kamala Harris faces critic’s call to step down ‘for the country’s sake’

Vice Pres­i­dent Kamala Har­ris is being called to resign from her posi­tion in order to give Pres­i­dent Joe Biden a bet­ter chance at reelec­tion.
Kath­leen Park­er of the Wash­ing­ton Post edi­to­r­i­al board penned the opin­ion edi­to­r­i­al pub­lished Fri­day. Park­er wrote a sim­i­lar rec­om­men­da­tion to Sarah Palin, John McCain’s pres­i­den­tial pick ahead of the 2008 elec­tion.
“This is why I pro­pose with all due respect that Har­ris step away from the tick­et,” Park­er wrote. “Please, Madame Vice Pres­i­dent, do it for your coun­try.”
Only 37% of those sur­veyed by FiveThir­tyEight approve of Har­ris, an espe­cial­ly low approval rate for a vice pres­i­dent. Even at the end of then-Vice Pres­i­dent Mike Pence’s term, his approval rat­ing was only a sev­en-point drop from its begin­ning at 41%, accord­ing to a Gallup poll
“The Kamala conun­drum comes down to this: She was picked because she was Black and female, a com­bo tan­ta­mount to job secu­ri­ty,” Park­er wrote. “Now that she has become a bur­den to the Demo­c­ra­t­ic tick­et, Biden can’t fire her. He can’t risk ali …