Senator Kamala Harris continued her national victimhood tour in a chat at the 2019 Essence Festival.
When asked if she deals with questions about being black enough, Harris, who was raised by her Brahmin Indian mother in Montreal, launched a confusing rant. “Look, I am not running for black history professor. I am running for president of the United States. These people need to know black history. And it cannot be, as it always ends up being, that the couple of chocolate chips on the stage have to be the ones teaching everybody else about America’s history.”
To which the only possible answer has to be… umm what?
Then there’s the usual equal pay thing.
“Are women paid equally for equal work? It’s a non-debatable point,” Kamala Harris bafflingly said. “The question becomes: What are we going to do about it? And I’m all about just getting stuff done.”
What stuff has she gotten done? Except take three different positions on taking away everyone’s health plans.
Kamala gets paid the same as every other member of the Senate. $174,000.
The highest paid member of Congress is Nancy Pelosi who makes $223,500.
I won’t try to apply the question of equal work to legislative activity, but Harris has repeatedly worked in government jobs where she got paid a set salary.
Then 30, Harris was dating 60-year-old Willie Brown, at the time the Democratic speaker of the California State Assembly, when he placed her on the California Medical Assistance Commission in 1994. The position paid over $70,000 per year, $120,700 in current money, and Harris served on the board until 1998.
The medical commission met twice a month, and Harris, a United States senator for California since 2017 and now a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, missed about 20% of the meetings each year, according to commission records obtained by the Washington Examiner.
The seven-member board was largely comprised of late-career former state officials who were semi-retired or biding time before retirement. At 30 years old, Harris was the youngest appointee by some three decades.
What are we going to do about qualified women being sidelined in public service for Willie Brown’s floozies?