The Harris Problem


With the announcement of Sen. Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s vice presidential pick, Democrats and the press would have us believe she is a safe, moderate choice. They would have us believe that Harris is pragmatic, to the right of Sen. Elizabeth Warren and grounded in the establishment — someone who who will not rock the boat. Some on the right are pointing to activists on the left who are unhappy with this pick. But Harris and Warren were the two choices who could very much ensure that people who do not like President Donald Trump will go vote for Trump, or at least not vote for Biden.

Vice presidential picks do not generally matter, but many voters think Biden will not last a term. That sounds crass, but it is true. Voters look at Harris as a possible future president, not just filler to lock down part of the base. She actually matters more than Vice President Mike Pence or, frankly, Joe Biden when he was Barack Obama’s vice president.

As for Harris herself, the problem is not that she is too progressive. It is that she is no leader. She is a follower of the woke mob. Harris can easily be led by the mob to do bad things.

In California, she believed she needed to be a law-and-order tough woman to become attorney general and then senator, so she pursued criminals ruthlessly. She threw a lot of young Black men in jail for marijuana possession to show rich, white Californians that she was not like other San Francisco liberals. She ignored prosecuting those whose crimes could ruffle the feathers of constituencies she thought she needed. Then she got to the Senate and needed to show the left she was fully woke, so she went overboard arguing that someone’s sincere Christian faith should be enough to block that person from the judiciary.

On the campaign trail, Harris went woke, embracing the entire range of left-wing policy proposals, from executive orders for assault-weapon bans to universal government-run health care to advocating for illegal aliens. Harris' campaign cratered because she and those around her became obsessed with lining up with Woke Twitter, having no core values on which to stand.

This came to a head when Harris said she believed Biden's accusers. Now she does not. Harris is a progressive opportunist. She will take any stridently progressive position to get herself power and abandon those positions, if necessary, to keep acquiring power.

The media is not going to ask Harris how she could be the vice president of a man she believes committed sexual assault. When you combine the media's issues of accountability for left-leaning candidates and willful refusal to paint an accurate picture of the mob violence happening in major cities with Harris' own covetousness of power through progressivism, you get the makings of the left's own version of Trump.

Americans should hesitate to embrace candidates who will say or do anything to get elected, and Harris is such a candidate. Her worldview orients her toward strong governmental power, and that is going to be off-putting to independent voters who do not like Trump at all and would prefer to vote for Joe Biden but cannot put an ambitiously progressive opportunist such as Harris so close to the presidency.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and a host of others have more executive leadership and ground their governance in pragmatic coalition-building, not woke mob guidance. I may not care for any of them, but they don't concern me in terms of raw ambition and progressive rudderlessness.

Joe Biden has chosen a woman who was willing to embrace purported victims of sexual assault only to then throw them overboard just to get a few inches closer to power. She's a woman who was willing to round up poor Black men and throw them in jail just to get a few inches closer to power and then demand they be freed to get a few more inches closer to power. She's what is wrong with the system; she cannot fix the system.

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10 thoughts on “The Harris Problem”

  1. born of “Foreign Student Visa” parents of which NEITHER has ever become a Citizen of THIS Nation.

    EDUCATED FROM AGE 12, through High School IN CANADA learning all things Canadian and NOTHING ABOUT THE UNITED STATES.

    The terms of the student visas require a NON EMIGRATE to the US meaning they would return to their Home Country.
    The terms of her Birth would be the Country of her Father and NOT a 14th Amendment ‘citizen’.

    She has no INHERENT TIES, or LOYALTIES TO THIS NATION!

    Did I mention she only found a way to the top in California Politics through the Mayor of San Francisco, ‘casting couch’ and assorted other locales until she was GRANTED POLITICAL APPOINTMENTS, thanks to her BENEFACTOR?

    Without Willie Brown, she would have lived an empty life devoid of progress through her own intellectual abilities.

  2. Just like foreign-born FRAUD obama, this woman is NOT eligible to be POTUS or VP. Both parents are “foreign-born”, and AGAIN just because she has a “D” after her “title” the U.S Constitutions is again IGNORED.
    Besides she is NOT “African American” like the LAME STREAM “media” is ATTEMPTING to portray her as a “woman of color”.
    She gets her “color” from INDIA.
    Just another ploy to garner the black vote.

    1. The fact that the idea of being born on US soil makes you a citizen is regrettable but unfortunately is
      the accepted rule of law. Where Kamala might run afoul is that she spent so much time in Canada
      after being born here. There are rules that govern that situation that may have to be ironed out in the
      Supreme Court. I doubt anything will come of it.

  3. If Biden were to win he would not be taking office. She would. And we would be under the complete control of the UN. Think that’s not a bad idea? Go into their web site and learn what they are up to.

  4. While I agree with the assessment of Harris, I was disappointed that the article lacked sufficient detail to enable anyone trying to pass its message along to someone else. It was too conclusory to do anyone any good.

    1. The author assumes that you know those details. He gives you just enough so that you can look them up on the internet if you need or want to. The information is there and the author’s conclusions are correct. She has done everything that he claims.

  5. Personally, I applaud the choice of Kamala Harris as VP. It’s good to know that in this day of #MeToo and BLM, a woman of color can still sleep her way to the top.

  6. This is typical Democrat trickery thru desperation, because they already know that they cannot beat the best president the USA has since Ronald Regan. Trump is consistent with firm toff position that totally exhibit leadership, that is worldwide.

    He is strong to stand up for the first time in decades against the trade deficit wit China and other nations who have been abusing the generosity of the USA, by not paying their fair share for NATO. The so called ALLIES, that behind our back, cower down to support China with their phony declaration that they denied their Socialistic rule, and denial of any wrong doing with the Corona Virus. When all along it was actually a Biological Attack against the world.

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