“What has Bernie ever done!!!?” – people who somehow still support Hillary
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Terrified by Progressive Enthusiasm Sweeping the Nation, Corporate Democrats Have Begun Planning a ‘Counterrevolution’
“Corporate Democrats are extremely worried about the wave of progressive enthusiasm that is sweeping the country in red and blue states alike, and—according to a report by NBC News on Sunday—they are beginning to organize a “counterrevolution” to beat it back”
Of course they are! If the democratic establishment opposed republicans half as hard as they do progressives, we might actually have some nice things in this country
“A reminder that these are the same people who tried to cut Social Security under Obama. Anyone who associates with Third Way is part of a plan to do it under the next president.”
Meanwhile, the party stood by a lawmaker who has previously been indicted on charges of sexual assault and is accused of domestic abuse, and who is currently under indictment on perjury charges. It also backed a former lawmaker with multiple arrests on his record, including one in 1994 vehicular homicide, over the vice chair of the Rhode Island Democratic Party Women’s Caucus.
At the same time, the party is standing by a lawmaker who has been charged with sexual assault and perjury. It also backed a former lawmaker who has been arrested several times.
The party hacks have had their day in the sun, it’s time to move out of the way or get left in the dust.
“While Democratic Party officials are at it, they should also question whether their wishy-washiness on things their people care about, such as universal health care, liveable wages, affordable higher education and reining in Wall Street greed, is limiting their ability to win elections. Maybe it even had something to with the fact that Democrats managed to lose an election that even the lying, misogynist, racist, populist bully who won didn’t think he had a shot at.”
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s primary victory shows it’s past time for Democrats to actually start thinking about “Change that Matters” instead of shallow sloganeering.
This is the Democratic Party Establishment. They’d sleep with republicans before they let a real progressive win a race.
Rep. Joe Crowley is spending the week before his Democratic primary fundraising with Republican lobbyists.