Great to speak with Kathleen Gray for this piece in USA Today.
“She had no record of civic engagement, she hadn’t voted or held a political office. There was a perception that she had jumped over people and not paid her dues,” said Jessica Levinson, a law professor with an emphasis on election law at Loyola University in Los Angeles. She also described the demon sheep ad as a "hail mary."
"We’re still talking about it, but it smacked of a political novice’s desperation,” Levinson said.
But that’s not going to work in a presidential campaign, Levinson predicted.
“Her experiences have not been rousing successes. Her biggest success has been the debate and by all accounts she won that,” she said. “She might be good enough for a vice presidential pick, but in terms of fundraising numbers and poll numbers, it’s still not good enough for the nomination.”