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Democratic Party Leadership Still Clickety-Clacking Down Wrong Track
Splayed Democratic Party Leadership Lacks Message
A seemingly Hell-bound Democratic Party - its clinging leadership splayed by arteries of Beltway liberalism and hemorrhaging hate through destructive and violent rent-a-mob protests - is on life support. Outside of coordinating “Russia” talking points with their ilk in mainstream media, the once powerful Democratic Party is obsessed and dependent on colluding with embedded Obama holdovers in hopes of knocking out Pres. Donald Trump, the Mohamed Ali of politics. To her credit, Hillary has given a couple of innocuous speeches somewhere, attended the anti-Trump Hamilton play and found a neighbor in the New York woods near her home to lean on. She also changed her hairdo for those who prioritize style.
Incoming DNC Leaders Lack Policy Plan to Achieve Goals
Democrats Lack Message and Effective Messenger
Tom Perez, the untested, pretty much unknown former Secretary of Labor for the Obama administration who was recently elected to head the Democratic National Committee, is trying to convince rank-and-file Democrats that “voter suppression” is the number one priority. Meanwhile, former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, often rumored to be Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Col. Harland David Sanders’ eldest son, is trying to decide if it would be politically savvy for him to join the Bluexit movement. Bluexit, for those who are not members of a condescending blue-state think tank, is a very shaky political movement that would see deep blue states like California secede from the union. As of press time, Bluexit Democrats (you know, the ones who care about poor people in places like Mississippi) had not come up with a flag to replace Old Glory.
Still, many Democrats are encouraged since 72-year-old Sanders has left the door open regarding another presidential run in 2020. All the while, Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer, who heads the Senate’s Sarcasm Caucus, is busy going through Russian communications documents with Obama holdovers in the basement of CIA Headquarters while Nancy Pelosi, the Democrats’ former health care czar, is busy steering government contracts to her husband’s company when she’s not jeering Republicans from the Senate floor.
As 2018 approaches, Russia Obsession Wasting Valuable Time
While the various factions of Democratic Party leadership continue to obsess over a Trump/Russian scandal that doesn’t quite exist, more trouble is brewing for the tired old Donkey of politics. With more seats in the House and Senate to defend in 2018 than Republicans, Democrats must develop and sell clear policy proposals for complex issues. Hoping to bring down the Trump administration over some obscure communication with Russia is not a policy platform. The American people have spoken loudly, and the Democratic Party is in extreme disarray and its leaders oblivious and tone deaf to rely on Trump’s improbable impeachment as a viable political foundation.
How Bad Are Things For Democrats?
So, how bad is it? A little more than 90 days ago the Republican Party took control of all three branches of the federal government. Pres. Trump is about to nominate a conservative Supreme Court judge to tip the balance of the Supreme Court. He may have the opportunity to nominate two more in coming years. Democrats created the “nuclear option” in the Senate under Democrat and former senate leader Harry Reid which means Republicans can use a simple majority vote to gain approval of stalled nominations. While this does not bode well for Democrats, their 2016 losses extended to state and local governments. There are now 32 Republican-controlled legislatures and 6 split legislatures; only 12 states have Democratic-controlled legislatures. Democrats hold 804 out of 1,972 state senate seats and 2,339 of 5,411 lower house seats at the state level. Meanwhile, voters have granted Republicans 33 governorships. Democratic Party losses also extend into county governments across the nation.
Inexplicably, Democrats left Pelosi as minority speaker and promoted Schumer - the very definition of a Washington insider - to senate minority leader. The Democrats choice to lead the DNC is no better. Perez is friend to the big bankers who are detested by grassroots organizations like Occupy Democrats. Moreover, the Democrat’s Bluexit secession movement is seen by rank-and-file Democrats as the DNC deserting poor and working class Americans, without which the party is surely doomed. While Democrat-organized and media-hyped anti-Trump protests were disruptive to Republicans during the presidential campaign, mayhem, destruction and violence has become the ever-angry face of the Democratic Party.
Democrats Opt To Keep Politically Toxic Nancy Pelosi
Democrats Stay Course, Hope to Arrive at Different Desination
Before November 8, almost every national poll showed that the American people considered the country to be on the wrong track. They made changes. To the despair of many Democrats, its leadership is still clickety-clacking down the same wrong track in hopes of arriving at a different destination. Loosely choreographed protests and their alliance with mainstream media cannot dump Trump, and even if it could Republicans would have Pres. Mike Pence while Democrats would only gain another Hillary Clinton hairdo.