Georgia Democrats waiting for Stacey Abrams
In this photo from March 19, 2021, US politician and voting rights activist Stacey Abrams arrives to meet with US President Joe Biden at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. - ERIC BARADAT/AFP/TNS

At some point over the last two years, maybe at the very moment Joe Biden was declared the winner of Georgia's presidential contest, Stacey Abrams rocketed from being a well-known political figure to being a genuine cultural phenomenon. After Georgia helped defeat Donald Trump for president, and went on to flip power in the Senate from Republican to Democrat with two improbable victories over incumbent Republicans, Abrams got much of the credit for getting minority voters to the polls to make history. She was featured in magazines from Vogue to Variety. She was nominated for an Emmy and the No...