It’s funny when The New York Times comes under fire among liberals for saying something critical about Vice President Kamala Harris. A front-page story on Feb. 6 was headlined “Frustrated Harris Struggles to Define Her Role.” This somehow required three reporters — Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Katie Rogers and Peter Baker.
The passage that spurred all the fits came inside the paper, of course, on page A‑13. It wasn’t hostile fire from Republicans. It was internal: “(T)he painful reality for Ms. Harris is that in private conversations over the past few months, dozens of Democrats in the White House, on Capitol Hill and around the nation — including some who helped put her on the party’s 2020 ticket — said she had not risen to the challenge of proving herself as a future leader of the party, much less the country.”
But wait, the next sentence was even worse: “Even some Democrats whom her own …