“Kamala Harris Was Not a ‘Progressive Prosecutor’“ via
A good piece by on what may be Kamala Harris's achilles heel with progressives: Her time as a prosecutor. But there are a few important things to add before you go all "Kamala is a cop"
There are many examples of truly progressive prosecutors: Eric Gonzalez in Brooklyn, John Creuzot in Dallas. And more. is not in that group.
Important read: Opinion | Kamala Harris Was Not a ‘Progressive Prosecutor’ - The New York Times
NYT op-ed by on Kamala Harris' truly horrific record as a prosecutor and Attorney General, including relentless support for reactionary Penal State measures and opposition to criminal justice reform
A primer to what will be one of Kamala Harris' biggest 2020 challenges: squaring her mixed record on criminal justice with her self-proclaimed title as a "progressive prosecutor." This is only the beginning
This is a good if woefully incomplete listing of all the ways in Kamala Harris is not a progressive liberal candidate. She's a lock-em-up prosecutor who sides with cops over citizens. And that's not who I want as president.
Kamala Harris Was Not a ‘Progressive Prosecutor’
Gabbard raises issue of Kamala Harris's tough position on crime, including refusing DNA testing for Kevin Cooper. Here's a piece by on this issue
WOKE: Mike Gravel, opposing capital punishment back in the 1970s BROKE: #KillerKamalaHarris () helping keep innocent Kevin Cooper on death row.
Fantastic piece by : Kamala Harris Was Not a ‘Progressive Prosecutor’
By Lara Bazelon, a law professor and the former director of the Loyola Law School Project for the Innocent in Los Angeles. Via ⁦
The problem with Kamala Harris's promises on criminal justice reform is a troubled history on that issue as both DA and Attorney General, as recounted here by
Who is this woman and what has she done with longtime prosecutor Kamala Harris ( Kamala Harris supports decriminalizing sex work
Here is another article detailing her work as a prosecutor. I would trust a law professor and past director of a program focused on exonerating wrongly convicted people to have good knowledge of the situation.
Just leaving this here… #Cato2020 #DemDebate Kamala Harris Was Not a ‘Progressive Prosecutor’
Here is another article detailing her work as a prosecutor. I would trust a law professor and past director of a program focused on exonerating wrongly convicted people to have good knowledge of the situation.
Read carefully. What we have here is a wreck at the intersectionality of MUH ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT GAP and MUH DISPARATE IMPACT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.
Kamala Harris fought tooth and nail to uphold wrongful convictions.
Kamala Harris Was Not a ‘Progressive Prosecutor’
Brutal column knocking down Kamala Harris' attempts to portray herself as a "progressive prosecutor"
Two points on this op-ed: (1) Harris’ record is looks quite a bit more damning than I’d thought — not just vague tough on crime stuff. (2) I worry that under pressure she’ll overcorrect to win a primary and end up too far left on criminal justice.
Having been an enthusiastic proponent of the drug war - ruining many lives - should be a major stain on Kamala Harris’ attempts to become the Dem nominee. There’s good stuff about her too, but this is v disturbing
Another extraordinary NYT op-ed from , this one focusing on the hypocrisy of ' claims to be a "progressive prosecutor." The summary of Harris' record in wrongful conviction cases is chilling.
Kamala Harris Was Not a ‘Progressive Prosecutor’
When she was Attorney General of CA, did care about actual innocence? examines Harris' record and concludes, "Ms. Harris turned legal technicalities into weapons so she could cement injustices."
This is an excellent takedown of abuses as a prosecutor, though I wish it had included mention of her overzealous pursuit of David Daleiden and
As I was saying ...
Important background on Kamala Harris. I take no pleasure in sharing this but it is true. She’s not the progressive she wants is to think she is.
Kamala Harris Was Not a ‘Progressive Prosecutor’
“[I]f Kamala Harris wants people who care about dismantling mass incarceration and correcting miscarriages of justice to vote for her, she needs to radically break with her past.”
Sure you saw this, but there's much that I find troubling with Harris. #Warren2020
So I guess I definitely won't be voting for Kamala Harris in a primary...
Good read for sober evaluation of candidate records and getting past media hype. File along with Gillibrand's history with big tobacco and 's piece on O'Rourke.
Kamala Harris Was Not a ‘Progressive Prosecutor’
A sure sign the 2020 Democratic presidential race has started - candidates are not "left" enough
Biden missed a golden opportunity, when Kamala attacked his ancient stance on busing, to counterattack her on her record on criminal justice reform as California AG.