Kamala Harris: Victim in chief

Kamala Harris is not so much the anti-Trump as she is bizarro Trump.  The consensus winner of Thursday's debate, she did so by playing to her strengths — that is, her sex and racial identity.  Like Trump, Harris is a bully.  Trump is the old-fashioned-type bully from the schoolyard, a big kid who commands attention and has playful but derogatory nicknames for all his lessers.  Harris represents the modern bully: a kid who commands attention by playing the victim and who hurls forceful accusations of abusive behavior against other kids, adults, or anyone who gets in the way.  She played that role to a tee on Thursday, with Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden as her primary target.  In a clearly planned and deliberate attack on the former vice president, Harris essentially accused Biden of hurting her feelings by negotiating forty years ago with a couple of segregationist fellow senators.  Then, to make clear that...(Read Full Post)
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