Kamala Harris


Central America May Need an Embrace, Not a Wagging Finger

By Brian Winter

China, Trump, and the pandemic have complicated Washington’s push for better governance, writes Americas Quarterly Editor-in-Chief Brian Winter.

The most honest thing yet written about the U.S. border crisis remains a Saturday Night Live skit that aired in March, in which a fictional President Joe Biden tells Vice President Kamala Harris about her new portfolio. “I’m not sure if you’ve heard,” Biden breezily says, “but I’ve put you in charge of solving a little immigration problem down at the Mexican border.” “Yes, I did hear that, wow,” the actress playing Harris replies, with precisely zero enthusiasm. “Thank you for the opportunity – such a fun, solvable problem!” As the real-life Harris embarks on her...

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