Vice President Kamala Harris admitted in a new interview with the Los Angeles Times that the administration didn’t see Delta or the Omicron variants “coming”:

The actual quote in the article is even worse than the headline:

Here it is, in full:

Vice President Kamala Harris said Friday that the administration failed to anticipate the variants that have prolonged and worsened the COVID-19 pandemic and that she underestimated the role misinformation would play in prolonging the disease that has killed 800,000 Americans.

“We didn’t see Delta coming. I think most scientists did not — upon whose advice and direction we have relied — didn’t see Delta coming,” she said. “We didn’t see Omicron coming. And that’s the nature of what this, this awful virus has been, which as it turns out, has mutations and variants.”

“Which, as it turns out, has mutations and variants”? Scientists and health experts have literally been worried about mutations and variants since day one:

“But viruses mutate. It’s what they do”:

And is she just gaslighting us here? Health experts were most certainly worried about the Delta variant earlier this year:

She really is bad at all this:

Oh well!