After actor Jussie Smollett said he was attacked by two guys in red hats saying “this is MAGA country” while also yelling slurs at him, Kamala Harris was horrified:
.@JussieSmollett is one of the kindest, most gentle human beings I know. I’m praying for his quick recovery.
This was an attempted modern day lynching. No one should have to fear for their life because of their sexuality or color of their skin. We must confront this hate.
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) January 29, 2019
Fast-forward about three weeks after some rather interesting turns of events, and what’s Harris saying now? I saw this on TV yesterday and had to rewind it for suitable framing:
— Doug Powers (@ThePowersThatBe) February 18, 2019
Here’s an alternate version of that answer:
This is what Harris said in full, which isn’t much better than the above stammering and stuttering:
Kamala Harris looks deeply uncomfortable and/or deeply confused about having to explain her Jussie Smollett “modern-day lynching” tweet. pic.twitter.com/Z2EMvm2HZB
— Vince Coglianese (@TheDCVince) February 18, 2019