Frankly, I wasn’t planning on focusing on the debate, intending to just leave the television on in the background. Vice presidential debates, after all, rarely change anybody’s vote. I only wanted to be able to pay attention in case something crazy happened.

Then Kamala started to speak, and she riveted me. Her words, her face, her gestures — everything about her projected strength and capable, smart leadership.

I could not stop watching, and remained glued to my television for the entire 90 minutes.

I wish I could vote for her for president.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.

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