Who Is Running for Vice President in 2020? These Are the Contenders for the Democratic Nomination
In the 243 years since 1776, the Republic has soldiered on for 38 of them—16% of its existence—without a vice president. It’s not such an important job.
That said, the only person to land the presidency without a single vote being cast for them was Gerald Ford, who ascended House of Cards-style through Richard Nixon’s vice presidency after Spiro Agnew’s resignation. So it’s not nothing.
If there is a black swan to American political conventional wisdom, it’s the resid...