Kamala Harris Says She Was a Progressive Prosecutor; Her Record Tells Another Story
Re-posted Tuesday, July 2, 2019
So – Amy knows Kamala too. Remember, Amy’s early days was as an ‘activist’ in the SF Bay area. I’ll bet she knows Kamala too and she ain’t about to let her ‘off the hook’ that EZ either! Let’s give Amy her Props!
As Senator Kamala Harris rises in the early presidential polls, she is facing increasing scrutiny over her record as a prosecutor in California. In 2004, Harris became district attorney of San Francisco. She held the post until 2011, when she became the attorney general of California. We speak with Lara Bazelon, a professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law. In January, she wrote a piece in The New York Times titled “Kamala Harris Was Not a ‘Progressive Prosecutor.’” In it, Bazelon writes, “Time after time, when progressives urged her to embrace criminal justice reforms as a district attorney and then the state’s attorney general, Ms. Harris opposed them or stayed silent.