Is Professor Cornel West the Ted Kennedy or Ross Perot of 2024? Kellyanne Conway thinks so.
KELLYANNE CONWAY:Even if you don’t become president, you as a third-party candidate spoiler can decide who is the president. This happened in 1992 when we had Bush-41 as the incumbent and a guy named Bill Clinton, the Arkansas governor, got elected with 43.5% of the vote because Ross Perot got 19% of the popular vote, even though he didn’t rack up any electoral votes.
If you play to win and you are Cornel West, and you are still not satisfied with the trajectory of the Democratic Party being Progressive enough for you under a Biden/Harris administration, then you’ll run to the left of them. Number one.
Number two, he will make a play for people who feel forgotten and abandoned by the Democratic Party and feel like nobody is listening to them and including them. It’s part of how Trump won in 2016, but I think he can do it from the left.
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