No Space for Utilitarianism in 2020 Race

You could be forgiven if, like me, at the announcement of Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s vice-presidential pick, you peered around the nearest corner to check if Rod Serling was standing there, surrounded by an elegant curlicue of smoke emanating from his cigarette and a look of knowing wisdom — and perhaps the slightest glint of pity — in his eye.