So two years in, how is the Democratic Party’s embrace of identity politics going for them?
Let’s start with the most obvious mistakes: Vice President Kamala Harris, who was chosen because of her multiracial background and her gender, the hapless White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, a black female who has the added benefit of being a lesbian, and Sam Brinton, the recently-fired top nuclear energy official who was one of the first openly “gender fluid” employees. They had no choice but to fire him after his arrest on charges of stealing women’s luggage from airport baggage claim carousels and then allegedly wearing their clothing afterward.
Moreover, Associate Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson couldn’t tell us the definition of a woman during her Senate confirmation hearing, and one nominee for a federal judgeship hadn’t a clue what Articles I, II or V of the Constitution covered when quizzed by Louisiana GOP Sen. John Kennedy during her confirmation hearing.
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