Biden’s Promise to Pick a Woman VP: It’s 2020 and it’s the Right Thing to Do

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When Joe Biden pledged to choose a woman as his running-mate for the general election, reactions evaluating the decision could largely be organized into two general categories. From conservatives, naturally, the knee-jerk response was that Biden’s promise was mere tokenism, intended to placate the quota-social-justice-obsessed left.