Strange Alliances: Tulsi Gabbard Slams Kamala Harris For Leveling A “False Accusation” Of Racism At Joe Biden

Hot Air | 7/8/2019 | Staff
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Team Harris will say (and has said) that there was no accusation of racism aimed at Biden at the last debate, that in fact Harris began her spiel about busing by saying to him specifically, “I do not believe you are a racist.” But that’s nonsense. That was Harris’s sly way of having her cake and eating it too, simultaneously avoiding calling Biden a racist while suggesting that the matter is in enough doubt that one might rightly hold an opinion on either side of it. It’s a debate, see, and what was suddenly being debated was whether the VP to the first black president might just have enough of a problem with black people that he’d need Kamala Harris to vouch for him publicly.

And of course, the point of the exchange was to appeal to black voters. Harris might not think Biden’s a racist, but if that exchange on busing convinced the black Democrats who were watching that there’s a question mark over Uncle Joe’s head — at least enough of one to make them take a hard look at Harris as an alternative — then, hey.

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See why Philip Klein calls her the most “cynical and dishonest” member of the Democratic field? She’s constantly trying to have it both ways. Biden’s not a racist — but he sort of is. She supports Medicare for All — but also sees a place for private insurance. She’s for busing in the name of integrating schools — but just as an option, which makes her position on the issue no different from Uncle Joe’s.

Tulsi Gabbard’s already had enough of her BS:

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I’m fascinated that she’s jumping into this on Biden’s side because they’re not natural allies ideologically. She’s running a niche candidacy, broadly progressive but distinguished by her very dovish foreign policy views...
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