“Sincerity,” George Burns quipped, “if you can fake that, you’ve got it made.”
Alleged Vice President Kalama Harris fakes sincerity about as well as… sorry, but metaphor fails me this once. Harris’s nervous cackle, her condescending repetition of buzzwords, and the blithe way she plays fast and loose with the facts – when she plays with them at all – reveal a politician who just doesn’t give a damn whether or not she seems sincere.
Because she’s never had to. Harris is the product of San Francisco politics, where if you say the right things and make the right connections, you don’t have to be any good at actual politics.
That’s how Kamala Harris got to be one 80-year-old man’s missed heartbeat away from the most powerful office in the world.
Burns was overly optimistic, wasn’t he?
But Harris’s “Happy Kwanzaa” video with First Gentleman (I had to look up his name) Doug Emhoff might be her most cringeworthy non-attempt at sincerity ever. Read more…