Joe Biden picked California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice presidential running mate.
Make no mistake: Putting a qualified person of color like Harris — whose parents are Jamaican and Indian immigrants — on the ticket is a statement against President Trump.
That’s because she’s a known quantity, has already been vetted during the race for the Democratic presidential nomination and is disciplined.
The first rule of being a vice presidential pick is “do no harm.”
Nearly every vice presidential pick in past years has leaked.