The top Baltimore prosecutor indicted this week on federal perjury charges modeled herself on Vice President Kamala Harris, who in turn supported her protégé, saying she “cannot fail.”
Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, 41, previously called Harris her “inspiration” and “role model” as a progressive prosecutor, proudly posting a photo of them smiling together on her Instagram.
“There would be no Marilyn Mosby without Kamala Harris,” the scandal-scarred prosecutor told The Baltimore Sun in November 2020 after her idol’s historic posting as VP-elect.
“She’s a bold, brilliant, beautiful black woman,” Mosby gushed, saying Harris “inspired” her to run as her city’s top prosecutor, a position that is up for re-election later this year.
Mosby said she used Harris’ own work as a California