Heitkamp May Just Be the Wrong Color Woman


MINOT, N.D. — Heidi Heitkamp is a finalist to be Joe Biden’s Secretary of Agriculture.

I say this as someone who has a dim view of Heitkamp’s politics and leadership qualities, generally, but she’s probably about the best North Dakotans and conservatives could hope for when it comes to the people Biden could choose to surround himself with.

The problem is, Heitkamp might not get the job, and if she doesn’t, it will likely have more to do with her skin color than her qualifications.

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