(TOWNHALL) – What did we just watch? Was it a political party committing suicide, or was it the country? We'll find out next November.
That Democratic debate Thursday was something else, and by something else I mean horrifying. Not only wasn't there a sane person on that stage, there wasn't even a mildly crazy adult. "Bat feces crazy" comes to mind.
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren didn't miss a beat as they promised to spend more money than exists by simply "taxing the rich." Their health care, free college, student loan forgiveness, everyone gets an electric car, peace-love-and-understanding platforms only lacked giving everyone a cash-excreting unicorn. But it's still early in the process.
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Kamala Harris wants to be clear about everything, then avoids every opportunity to get specific. All the candidates have had to disavow some of their past positions for being insufficiently "woke," but Harris has had to deny everything she's done that brought her to this point. Being a former prosecutor would normally be a positive, people tend to like not having criminals roaming the streets. Somehow, having served law and order has become a liability in the Democratic Party – you can't run on supporting cops in the party that hates cops. So Harris, being the only person who finds herself funny, just giggled a lot and spoke in platitudes.