Politics

Where is Kamala Harris Going?

We need to understand what’s going on now to predict her future

John Dean
Dean’s List
Published in
4 min readJul 15, 2021

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Photo by Adam Schultz, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Ready for the 2025 inauguration of President Harris? Some of us are. Others believe she is already president, setting all major policy decisions for a debilitated Biden while she prepares for the main event. Still, others see an out-of-her-league opportunist likely to lose to a Republican in 2024.

Where’s reality? That will become more apparent with each passing month of the Biden administration. We will see more of Harris, and we also will see her continue to evolve.

The incompetent

The most common theory about Kamala Harris is that she is out of her league in Washington. The theory reflects racism and comes from the likes of Fox News's Tucker Carlson and the late Presidential Medal of Freedom winner, Rush Limbaugh. The theory is that Harris is incompetent, unprepared to lead anything, and a disaster waiting to happen. Says Tucker Carlson:

How fake is Kamala Harris? Let’s put it this way: She can’t even decide how to pronounce her own first name. We’ve heard her say it at least two different ways with maximum confidence. Imagine being her. What would your life be like? Among other things, you’d be terrified at any moment of being pulled…

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John Dean
Dean’s List

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