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Kamala Harris blunders into a fatal justification for Green New Deal

The danger of throwing around terminology that she doesn’t understand has not yet occurred to Kamala Harris.  The junior senator from California clearly isn’t ready for the rigor of a presidential campaign.  Having entered politics with the advantage of being Willie Brown’s mistress, and having made her climb up the electoral ladder in the leftist hothouse environment of San Francisco and then the one-party state of California, she has never been seriously challenged to explain her policies.  Platitudes such as even her campaign slogan, “Kamala Harris for the People,” don’t work very well, considering that it derives from her appearances in court as a prosecutor, where she imprisoned many people for the same sort of marijuana usage she now boasts of herself.  In an era of progressive discontent over “mass incarceration,” drawing attention to her role in incarcerating masses of Californians is not too smart.

Yesterday, in an interview with CNN’s John King, she blundered into a position much worse, at least for people able to deal with ideas and faintly knowledgeable of economics or finance.  […]

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