Kamala Harris’s Relentless Pursuit of Power

Senator Kamala Harris (D., CA), Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Democrats hold a news conference at the U.S. Capitol before the start of President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, January 31, 2020. (Amanda Voisard/Reuters)
There is no power Harris has held that she hasn’t abused.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he New York Times contends that Joe Biden’s vice-presidential pick Kamala Harris is a “pragmatic moderate,” which is either the usual misleading bias or a sign that the Overton Window is about to fall off the edge of the political spectrum. To judge Harris by her own words and deeds is to be confronted by a candidate who is more antagonistic towards the Constitution than perhaps any to appear on a presidential ticket in modern times — and maybe ever.

The fact that Harris will say and do anything for power is evident in her very acceptance of Biden’s offer. It’s

David Harsanyi is a senior writer for National Review and the author of First Freedom: A Ride through America’s Enduring History with the Gun

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