Klobuchar bows out of VP hunt, says Biden’s pick should be woman of color

Klobuchar bows out of VP hunt, says Biden’s pick should be woman of color
Sen. Klobuchar announces for president. CSPAN video

[Ed. – I don’t think anyone was really jazzed about Klobuchar, but she was the only one in the running who isn’t a full-blown radical.  She’s not up for reelection this year, so she didn’t pull out to concentrate on a senatorial campaign.]

Sen. Amy Klobuchar late Thursday said she personally called Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden to advise he pick a woman of color as his running mate, effectively announcing the end of her vice presidential aspirations.

“I truly believe, as I actually told the vice president last night when I called him, that I think this is a moment to put a woman of color on that ticket,” the Minnesota Democrat told MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell. …

In adding her name to the growing chorus of voices who think Biden should not pick a white woman, Klobuchar’s announcement was widely viewed by Democratic insiders as a blow to the chances of Massachusetts’ Sen Elizabeth Warren, who is a top consideration for Biden.

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