Kamala Harris mocked for new word salad: 'Community banks are in the community'


Vice President Kamala Harris was blasted for another repetitive word salad that went viral Tuesday.


Harris was at Claflin University in South Carolina with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona for what was billed as a roundtable discussion with student leaders. At one point she started talking about how the Biden administration has invested in community banks and got stuck on the word "community."

"We invested an additional $12 billion into community banks, because we know community banks are in the community, and understand the needs and desires of that community as well as the talent and capacity of community," she said in a clip that made its way around social media.

Twitter users were quick to lampoon Harris for her rambling, circular sentence, a speech habit that has become known as a "word salad."

"Kamala Harris, the greatest orator since Winston Churchill, on community banks. Enjoy," OutKick founder Clay Travis tweeted with a video of the clip.

Another Outkick commentator shared a similar sentiment. "Geezus...prepare at least a little," Dan Dakich tweeted.

Screenwriter and columnist Matthew Betley responded: "You would think by now she’d have a copy editor to say, 'Maybe we shouldn’t repeat the same word five times in the same sentence.'"... (Read more)

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