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Kamala Harris Slammed Over ‘Terrifying’ Explanation Of War In Ukraine: ‘She Is The Michael Scott Of Politics’
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during a Black History Month celebration in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, Civil Rights leaders and Divine Nine leadership were also in attendance
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Vice President Kamala Harris faced mockery online on Tuesday over an explanation that she gave on the radio about Russia’s invasion into Ukraine.

“If you’re watching any level of news, even social media, you’re seen everything that’s going on right now in the Ukraine,” the host said. “Break it down in layman’s terms for people who don’t understand what’s going on and how can this directly affect the people the United States.”

“So Ukraine is a country in Europe. It exists next to another country called Russia. Russia is a bigger country. Russia is a powerful country. Russia decided to invade a smaller country called Ukraine. So, basically, that’s wrong.”


One of the most comical responses to Harris’ remarks came from Harry Khachatrian, a writer for the Washington Examiner, who tweeted out a clip of a viral moment from a 2007 Miss Teen USA pageant where the contestant badly fumbled through a response.

“Found an older Kamala Harris clip, one of her foreign policy speeches,” Khachatrian tweeted. “Interesting stuff.”

Other notable responses included:

  • Seth Mandel, Washington Examiner: “Terrifying.”
  • Tyler Cardon, The Blaze: “I want to say we deserve better elites, but maybe we don’t.”
  • Chris Hartline, NRSC: “I’m glad to see that the Vice President’s staff printed out the Wikipedia entry for Ukraine to prep her for an interview, otherwise she would have sounded unprepared.”
  • Christopher White, reporter: “Apparently Harris was asked to dumb down the conflict. She rolled out this explanation in response, which I guess is good enough for folks who don’t know we are about as close to a hot nuke war as we’ve ever been.” He added, “Kind of like Ike explaining to constituents and commoners back in the day of yore why commie-nist Russia having access to thermo-nukes is a bad thing.”
  • Tammy Bruce, Fox News: “I thought this was a parody. With everything we know about the incompetence & absurdity of Kamala Harris this is remarkable.”
  • Meghan McCain, The Daily Mail: “This gives me so much anxiety. This is like how my 16 year old niece would answer this question.”
  • Geoffrey Ingersoll, The Daily Caller: “I’m assuming the audience for ‘The Morning Hustle’ is adult humans and not kindergarteners ….”
  • Ben Shapiro, The Daily Wire: “She is the Michael Scott of politics.”
  • Jesse Hunt, RGA: “This is one way to avoid another gaffe.”
  • David Harsanyi, National Review: “I can’t come up with a snarky tweet for this.”
  • Gaston Mooney, The Blaze: “I hope she starts a new online series called ‘Kamala Explains It All.'”
  • Brian Riedl, Manhattan Institute: “I’m proud to announce that my 9-year-old daughter was hired last week as VP Harris’ speechwriter.”
  • Obianuju Ekeocha, activist: “Perfect explanation for nursery schoolers and some smart pre-nursery schoolers.”
  • Donald L. Luskin, political commentator: “What’s really horrifying about this is what it implies about Harris’s estimation of her audience. She is not doing this deliberately to make a fool of herself. She thinks it works.”
  • Kellyanne Conway: “Embarrassing. No wonder staffers smarter than her have quit.”

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