Is Kamala Harris Just Weird?

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What to make of Kamala Harris? No, I mean really.

Sure, Harris has been a favorite target of conservative political pundits since the early days of the 2020 Democrat primaries — a veritable target-rich environment if there ever was one — but what makes this woman tick? Her embarrassing screw-ups are legendary, as is her creepy cackle, seemingly intentionally timed at the most inappropriate moments. But, what’s really going on inside Kamala Harris’s head?

Is Harris simply in over her head, or is something wrong with America’s 49th vice president? In a word:

Is Kamala Harris just weird?

A quick glance at recent coverage of Harris paints a pretty good picture of our hapless vice president, about whom many Americans — including CNN and allegedly the Biden administration itself — are beginning to wonder if the lights are on but nobody’s home behind those laughs and faux moments of attempting to act as if she’s deep in thought before answering a reporter’s question.

One person with more than a few questions and an equal number of observations is columnist Kyle Smith, who in an opinion piece for The New York Post on Tuesday answered the question I asked — with a statement: “Kamala Harris is a very weird person.”

As Smith sees it, “it’s pretty clear everyone in the White House hates her and is blame-leaking to every reporter around in hopes of emerging from this explosion in the stink-bomb factory without carrying any failure fragrance.”

How can you not love that? Here’s more:

All politicians blather, but Harrisblather is like an air salad with vapor croutons and nullity dressing. She went all the way to France to offer insights like, “We must together. [sic] Work together.

To see where we are. Where we are headed, where we are going and our vision for where we should be. But also see it as a moment to, yes. [sic] Together, address the challenges and to work on the opportunities that are presented by this moment.”

Why can’t a politician with years of service in the Senate manage to speak without sounding like a random word generator? Why does Harris laugh so awkwardly? Why does she keep wearing those rejected-by-Kohl’s pantsuits?

“Every time she speaks,” Smith wrote, “it’s like watching Wile E. Coyote’s feet keep spinning madly even after he’s run off the cliff.”

I’m not familiar with this guy, but I like him. How could you not? Ignoring Harrisblather and pretending Kamala Harris has a normal amount of grey matter between her ears is tantamount to insisting the emperor’s new clothes are awesome — when we know full well that the emperor is naked and we know Harris doesn’t have a cogent thought in her head. Yet, the left pretends she does.

I have wondered for 10 months or more whether Harris, deep down in the crevasses of her brain that most of us don’t like to visit in the middle of the night, knows — KNOWS — that she is the vice president of the United States for two reasons and two reasons only: because she is Black and because she is a woman. To suggest otherwise; that she’s actually qualified to be vice president, let alone a heartbeat from the normally most powerful person in the world — sans Joe Biden in the White House, that is — is a joke.

And on top of “all of the above,” Kamala Harris is just too damn weird. In addition to her cackling tic, she jets to France and totally embarrasses herself and her country with an excruciating Pepê Le Pew accent while speaking with French scientists — oblivious to the fool she is making out of herself on the international stage. To suggest Kamala Harris is devoid of self-awareness is an understatement; she actually appears to enjoy beclowning herself or again, is completely oblivious to doing so.

And her weirdest of weird moments had to be the creepy-as-hell NASA propaganda ad, a silly self-promo in which Harris was apparently supposed to come across as human, as she sat with robotic child actors who sat stone-faced as she faux-emoted her silly heart out. The poor kids looked scared to death — of which Harris was also completely oblivious.

But, again, as my RedState colleague, Jennifer Oliver O’Connell suggested on Tuesday, Harris’s job in the Biden administration is nothing more than that of a poster child for equity, diversion, and inclusion — none of which she is pulling off with any degree of sincerity. Wrote Jennifer, who is Black, by the way:

Harris is the poster child of this hodge-podge of multiracial celebration, racial and social justice, and symbolism without substance. Since the days of her relationship with California Assembly Speaker and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, to now, Harris has had roles handed to her that were taken from more qualified, more prepared, and probably more competent people, all because she needed credentials and was touted as a “symbol” for racial progress. Whether it was hers or someone else’s progress didn’t really matter.

To suggest Kamala Harris has been any more than a disaster in her symbolic job is to deny reality. Toss in weird and we better hope Joe Biden remains in the White House as long as this woman is vice president.

Yes, America, Kamala Harris is more than your run-of-the-mill non-Mensa member.

She is creepy, clueless, and just damn weird.