Kamala Harris was at a fundraiser in the Hamptons and made some interesting statements for her high-paying guests:
BLOOMBERG – “I believe in capitalism, but capitalism is not working for most people,” Harris said on the patio steps of the Patricof house, looking out at a peach orchard among flower and herb beds. She said she recognized people who’ve become successful by working hard and following rules, but that the middle class needs help.
Harris again tried to clarify her stance on health care, a topic that tripped her up in the early Democratic debates. “I have not been comfortable with Bernie’s plan,” she said of Sanders’ Medicare for All proposal, and explained how a Harris administration would leave room for private insurance.
It’s hilarious that she actually has to tell people “I believe in capitalism”, because it’s not evident in some of the more socialist policies she’s proposing.
Like Bernie’s Medicare for All, which she co-sponsored! But now she says she wasn’t comfortable with it. How does that work? In fact on her Senate website it still has her press release where she chose to co-sponsor it. And at a town hall, where she announced her co-sponsorship, she said it was the right thing to do:
“Here, I’ll break some news: I intend to co-sponsor the Medicare-for-all bill, because it’s just the right thing to do,” Harris said. She announced her support for Sanders’ single-payer plan at the end of her town hall and joked that “somebody should tell my staff.”
And let’s not forget what she said earlier this year…
It’s only now, that she’s running for president against Bernie, that she’s ‘become’ uncomfortable with it. Gimmie a break.