Vice President Kamala Harris irked parents across the country this week when footage emerged of her wearing a mask, alone on stage, after being fully vaccinated, laughing hysterically about school closures.
“I believe in that saying that in every crisis there is an opportunity, if we see it for what it is,” Harris said. “This pandemic resulted in so much loss to human life, people lost their jobs, loss of normalcy, so much loss and devastation. And this pandemic was in many ways an accelerator.”
“The opportunity is more people are seeing that yeah affordable childcare is a big deal,” Harris said. “More parents are seeing the value of educators when they had to bring their kids and say we’re not paying them nearly enough.”
Watch the revealing moment above.