Once again, Vice President Kamala Harris has made headlines for all the wrong reasons. This time, she showed her lack of understanding and respect for America’s heroes in space.
At a Congressional Space Medal of Honor ceremony to honor former NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken, Harris took the stage on behalf of President Biden to pay homage to these American heroes. But instead of showing reverence and admiration for their bravery, Harris delivered a patronizing and awkward speech that left everyone in the room cringing.
Fox News Stated, Her description of Hurley and Behnken’s mission was met with ridicule and criticism on social media, with many calling it “patronizing” and resembling a speech written by a five-year-old. This is a reflection of Harris’s clear lack of understanding of the significance and importance of space travel, and her complete disregard for the brave men and women who risk their lives to explore the unknown.
This latest embarrassment follows a report from the Washington Post that revealed some Democrats have begun questioning her “basic political skills.” It’s clear that Harris is not up to the task of representing America’s interests and values on the world stage. Her lack of respect for the sacrifices of our nation’s heroes in space is a prime example of her inability to connect with the American people.
As Republicans, we demand that our leaders show respect and appreciation for the bravery and sacrifices of our nation’s heroes, especially those in space. We deserve a Vice President who understands the significance of their missions and the sacrifices they make to push the boundaries of human knowledge and discovery.
It’s time for Kamala Harris to step up and show the American people that she is capable of representing our country with dignity and respect. If she continues to deliver awkward and patronizing speeches, it will only further undermine the reputation of the United States on the world stage. We deserve better.