For anyone not convinced that the Beltway press is using a new double standard to cover Vice President Kamala Harris, and has subjected her to an unprecedented level of scrutiny, the proof is in the print.
Here are a sample of New York Times headlines from the daily’s coverage of white, male VPs, taken from their first year in office:
• “The Education of Dan Quayle”
• “Cheney Ever More Powerful As Crucial Link to Congress”
• “Speaking Freely, Biden Finds Influential Role”
• “Amid White House Tumult, Pence Offers Trump a Steady Hand”
And then there’s the Times’ recent Harris entry: “Kamala Harris’s Allies Express Concern: Is She an Afterthought?”
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