Vice President Kamala Harris was caught with another course of word salad, this time during an interview with CBS News.
Following the historic Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, CBS News correspondent Robert Costa asked Harris on Friday whether Democrats both in the White House and in Congress “failed” to codify the federal protection of abortions in the nearly 50 years since the precedent was established.
“I think that, to be very honest with you, I do believe that we should have rightly believed, but we certainly believe that certain issues are just settled. Certain issues are just settled,” Harris responded.
“Clearly were not,” Costa replied.
“No, that’s right,” Harris said. “And that’s why I do believe that we are living, sadly, in real unsettled times.”
Critics panned her comments, some calling them incoherent “word salad.”
“This is incoherent. Is everything ok…?” Emma Vigeland of the progressive YouTube show “Majority Report.”
“Captions need a bouncing ball to follow along with the words,” Ring Magazine reporter Ryan Songalia tweeted.
“What is with this administration and an aversion to basic speaking skills and grasp of the English language?” NewsBusters managing editor Curtis Houck wondered.
“hm that’s not what was asked,” reporter Dan Moritz-Rabson reacted.
“Somewhere at a Montana vacation lodge someone just pumped his fist in the air,” journalist David Freedlander quipped, alluding to the highly-speculated 2024 prospects of Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom….