It seemed for a moment that Vice President Kamala Harris might be able to escape the week relatively unscathed.
First Lady Jill Biden received criticism after she bizarrely compared the Hispanic community to breakfast tacos. And President Joe Biden mistakenly said he would “keep alive the truth and honor of the Holocaust.” The president then corrected himself and meant to say the ”horror of the Holocaust.”
But until Wednesday morning, Harris — who has become known for her strange word salad answers or bizarre laughing in response to questions — seemed to be flying under the radar.
That changed during an event on transportation.
”We are expanding access to transportation. Seems like maybe it’s a small issue — it’s a big issue. You need to get to go and need to be able to get where you need to go to do the work and get home,” Harris said.
The last part of Harris’ comments is incredibly important as surely most Americans do not know that they need to be able to go home after work.
Watch the video below:
Harris: "We are expanding access to transportation. You need to get to go and need to be able to get where you need to go to do the work and get home." pic.twitter.com/bMhJpnsLHK— Greg Price (@greg_price11) July 13, 2022
Check out some of the reactions below:
Yogi Berra, from Heaven:— Christian Toto (@HollywoodInToto) July 13, 2022
"I got nuthin'" https://t.co/NStBMQXJBM
Do they just deploy Kamala to make Biden look a little more sane? https://t.co/AxsqKSzJQI— The Columbia Bugle ?? (@ColumbiaBugle) July 13, 2022
get get get get got got got got https://t.co/6YbFmwakCb— Kaelan Deese (@KaelanDC) July 13, 2022
Holy crap…how is she as bad as Biden when it comes to just reading off a prompter? https://t.co/RvT8lS7KmW— Jack Heretik (@JackHeretik) July 13, 2022
Wednesday’s remarks were not the first time Harris delivered an overly simplistic explanation of an issue.
In March, she was asked during a segment on ”The Morning Hustle” to explain Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in ”layman’s terms.”
“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,” the vice president responded.
Neither her explanation about the situation in Ukraine nor transportation were wrong. However, it is kind of strange that when she is not delivering incoherent answers — or just laughing — her comments seem to be delivered at a fifth-grade level.