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Watch: Kamala Harris Exposes Herself as a Fraud When Asked To Name 'Best Rapper Alive'

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In American politics, it is not out of the ordinary for news media personalities to prop up their favored partisan on the campaign trail, lobbing a few softball pop culture questions over the plate in hopes of giving candidates a grand slam opportunity to appear relatable.

The paradigm is one that the Democratic Party knows all too well, what with the establishment media’s overwhelming left-wing bias.

For the party’s affiliated voters, however, one small problem exists: Their candidates are now too entitled, out of practice and inauthentic to capitalize on even straightforward support from the folks doing the questioning.

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris, for example, missed the underhand toss Friday in a virtual question-and-answer session during the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s national convention, telling CNN commentator Angela Rye the “best rapper alive” was the late West Coast hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur.

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Despite widespread conspiracy theories, official reports indicate Shakur died of injures sustained during a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas on Sept. 7, 1996, according to The Undefeated.

“Not alive, I know,” the California senator said after Rye reminded the California senator that Tupac is deceased. “I keep doing that.”

Rye still made an effort to cover for Harris, saying, “Listen, West Coast girls think Tupac lives on — I’m with you,” after the two shared an uncomfortable laugh.

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Immediately given another opportunity to choose from the wealth of rappers currently alive and touring, Harris again came up short.

“I mean, there’s so many,” Harris said, adding that “there are some that I would not mention right now because they should stay in their lane.”

It was, of course, an embarrassing non-answer (though some believed she was taking a shot at Kanye West’s presidential candidacy), stemming almost exclusively from the fact that Harris is inauthentic.

Regardless of what her Timberlands may have to say about it, the California senator is anything but the down-to-earth everywoman who establishment media outlets are making her out to be.

She is an unlikable attorney who supported the over-prosecution of people of color and women over nonviolent drug possession or their children’s truancy, and she is desperate to be seen otherwise.

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To give credit where it is due, Harris was able to name at least two current rappers during an interview last February on the popular entertainment radio show “The Breakfast Club” in which she also giddily admitted to having smoked marijuana years ago.

When asked “what did you listen to when you was high,” Harris claimed she enjoyed Tupac and Snoop Dogg.

“Oh yeah, definitely Snoop,” Harris said. “Tupac, for sure.”

Harris said she also liked the artist Cardi B, particularly the rapper’s song “Be Careful of Me.”

The only problem? The name of the song is actually just “Be Careful” — but at least it’s an apt anthem for Harris, given her track record of locking folks up for things she now laughs about having done.

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Andrew J. Sciascia is the supervising editor of features at The Western Journal. Having joined up as a regular contributor of opinion in 2018, he went on to cover the Barrett confirmation and 2020 presidential election for the outlet, regularly co-hosting its video podcast, "WJ Live," as well.
Andrew J. Sciascia is the supervising editor of features at The Western Journal and regularly co-hosts the outlet's video podcast, "WJ Live."

Sciascia first joined up with The Western Journal as a regular contributor of opinion in 2018, before graduating with a degree in criminal justice and political science from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, where he served as editor-in-chief of the student newspaper and worked briefly as a political operative with the Massachusetts Republican Party.

He has since covered the Barrett confirmation and 2020 presidential election for The Western Journal, and now focuses his reporting on Congress and the national campaign trail. His work has also appeared in The Daily Caller.




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