Presumptive Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris in an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” back in April 2018 laughed hysterically while joking about killing President Trump and members of his administration in an imagined elevator scenario.
During a segment called “20 Questions,” Harris was asked towards the end of the rapid-fired light-hearted questions: “If you had to be stuck in an elevator with either President Trump, Mike Pence or Jeff Sessions who would it be?”
After rolling her eyes and turning away for a split second, Harris quipped “Does one of us have to come out alive?” then laughed for several seconds. The audience followed suit and roared into laughter from Harris response, with DeGeneres putting down her question cue cards to clap while hysterical laughing.
Obviously, Harris’s response was a joke and literally didn’t mean what she said about actually killing Trump. But, the fact that this was the first thing Harris thought about when she heard Trump’s name and the possibility of being stuck alone in an elevator is frankly quite disturbing.
Just imagine if the roles were reversed and a Republican was asked about being stuck in an imaginary elevator with three Democrat officials and their response was exactly the joke Harris said. The mainstream media would be going berserk, especially the liberal ones, playing the clip every hour by the hour on every show with a segment devoted to the response and talking heads overanalyzing it.
Oh, the irony!