Sometimes on the left we like our reality custom-made to our feelings and comfort level.
Tom Foley jumping into the AG race is great example of someone creating options that don't exist so that someone can have better feels. It's a useless, privileged and dangerous act that reinforces the idea that we have the right or even the power to alter reality to our liking vs. face it and deal with it. You might as well stay home and write "Beyonce for AG" in your diary as vote for Tom Foley.
Here's the thing: On November 7th we will have an AG, it will either be Keith Ellison or Doug Wardlow. Think carefully. Tell your friends. Help them get real about this.
We don't even really have time for a deep discussion, but the argument that this is hypocrisy is false. Keith is not Brett Kavanaugh, and this is not group-think. We are watching the collapse of our democracy under the radicalization of white supremacy and white domestic terrorism. Keith is also a victim, white supremacist abuse is also abuse...