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The Racial Politics of Kamala
Harris’s Performance Style

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Posted By: MissMolly, 10/19/2020 4:54:18 AM

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a woman of considerable power joins a man of considerable power onstage for a televised debate. The woman is cool, composed. She knows her stuff—she’s “done the homework,” let’s say. The man, meanwhile, is somehow both wicked and aloof. He lies without finesse, which doesn’t stop him from guzzling the available air time as if it’s his right. Their encounter is a Pyrrhic victory for womankind, a pluckable symbol for women who believe that their best selves could flourish in the professional sphere, if only men would stop intruding. What happened between Senator Kamala Harris and Vice-President Mike Pence

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Reply 1 - Posted by: George R. 10/19/2020 5:16:03 AM (No. 576905)
I gotta wonder why people post garbage like this article?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: LadyChurchillUSA 10/19/2020 6:02:32 AM (No. 576926)
I wonder what she was watching. i saw a pathetic woman who tried to use some cutesie turn of the head to appear appealing. She smirked the entire time and pretended that she was saying something meaningful. No wonder the woman has been barely seen and that she didn't even manage to garner 1% in the primaries. This poor author is really one of the great brainwashed females who cannot see beyond her sex to judge anything. Shame on her, feminism was supposed to be about being treated equally and Harris deserved a complete drudging for that failure of a performance in the political ring.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: SkeezerMcGee 10/19/2020 6:04:19 AM (No. 576928)
Very well written: . . . past Sessions’s drawling . . . . . . for Harris’s performance . . . . . .ur mansplaining’ ”; or “the ‘wow the . . . . . those receipts’ ”; “the ‘pretending . . . . . . whittled Harris’s performance . . . . . . “Hi i made #KamalaHarris . . . . . .those receipts’ ”; “the ‘pretending . . .
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Reply 4 - Posted by: SkeezerMcGee 10/19/2020 6:06:54 AM (No. 576932)
Sorry. Above reply applies to another author.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: doctorfixit 10/19/2020 6:11:26 AM (No. 576934)
#1 I bypass NYT, New Yorker, Atlantic, WaPo, Ass Press.Mother Jones, the Nation, NR, etc. posts. I don;t need any more convincing that they're evil.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: anniebc 10/19/2020 6:22:39 AM (No. 576944)
Articles like this prove leftists live in their own make believe reality. The ultimate is they think they can recreate a world without God. Sad. . .
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Cynical Backstory 10/19/2020 6:53:44 AM (No. 576959)
This author! My god! Does she truly think in this style or is she just trying to impress everyone with her magnificent education? Sheesh!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Califedup 10/19/2020 7:42:27 AM (No. 576987)
Pretty obvious that logic, civics, and the ability to recognize the concept of right and wrong are no longer taught in journalism schools. This desperately unhappy propaganda hack who wrote this drivel clearly majored in women are always the victims. Pathetic and scary way of dealing with Life.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: LesUNo 10/19/2020 7:45:55 AM (No. 576989)
I could not make it through this tripe. Where on earth was the author going with such nonsense, beginning with, “I didn’t watch the debate but instead relied on others......”. Well i didn’t read your article but instead relied on fellow Ldotters.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: mean Gene 10/19/2020 7:57:02 AM (No. 576997)
The link introduced me to Outline which I intend to try, so, that's a good thing. Harris pouts and poses in rehearsed ways and has for a long time. If anyone was doing digitable-ready blackface it was she.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: msjena 10/19/2020 8:20:32 AM (No. 577016)
That’s a lot of words trying to explain why people don’t like Kamala Harris. Maybe because she’s abrasive and humorless and has an annoying voice. I agree it’s harder for women. But whining about it doesn’t help.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: paral04 10/19/2020 8:39:52 AM (No. 577038)
Harris lied about Lincoln and painted a picture of her "Immigrant mother who came to the US when she was 19 to start over. In truth, her mother came as a student to attend a very expensive university and married a wealthy Jamaican man whose family owned African slaves. Then after having an anchor baby, they moved to Canada to raise her. There is nothing authentic about Harris, but then that is true of most of the democrat elites.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: mathman 10/19/2020 9:13:55 AM (No. 577066)
I watched the debate. The remarks in the article were not connected in any way to what actually took place. I saw a man discuss the achievements of his administration, and I saw a woman smirking and grimacing as she defended a non-existent platform. Sen Harris showed the humanity of a Rottweiler on attack. She treated Pence as though he were an accused criminal in California and she was the prosecutor in the case. The article would not be accepted as factual by any teacher of English I have ever had. It was false from beginning to end.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Italiano 10/19/2020 9:48:30 AM (No. 577104)
Unlike this monumentally untalented writer, I did watch the debate. I saw obnoxious, unprepared, nasty and stupid. I saw Kamala Harris.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: DVC 10/19/2020 10:03:05 AM (No. 577124)
I started to ignore this article, because I know from past experience that this source is very leftist, and posts a lot of garbage propaganda. But, for some reason, I decided to take a look. It was a mistake. Soon enough it was clear that this was another leftist propaganda piece, full of garbage. I stopped after about 6 or 8 paragraphs. Use of words like 'mansplaining' are an important indicator that the author is a lunatic whose views aren't really worth wasting your time on. OK, firming up the rule to never waste time on New Yorker's trash. Never.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: ROLFNader 10/19/2020 10:14:31 AM (No. 577133)
Well, there's another 12 minutes of someone else's navel gazing I'll never get back. Leave it to one of our Mod Squad members to make a mess on the Salon carpet.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: cor-vet 10/19/2020 11:32:11 AM (No. 577263)
I agree with Poster #9, I couldn't get past the first few paragraphs before I gave up. I have a 15 year old granddaughter that writes better than this 'journalist!'
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