Friday, June 17, 2016

Driving Wasserman Schultz Out Of Power


It's a full decade since DWT started working to drive Debbie Wasserman Schultz out of the Democratic Party and to stymie her vile, self-serving and repulsive careerism at the expense of working families. We were all encouraged this cycle when Tim Canova jumped into a Democratic primary against her, her first experience with a primary. This one will take place August 30 and Blue America has been working tio help Canova raise the money it will take to dislodge her. (You can chip in here. If you can afford to, please do.) We were also encouraged on Tuesday evening to see Bernie call for her removal as DNC Chair. "I do believe," he told the media, "that we have to replace the current Democratic National Committee leadership. We need a person at the leadership of the DNC who is vigorously supporting and out working to bring people into the political process... We need major, major changes in the Democratic Party in converting it to a party of the people-- welcoming working people and welcoming young people.

Last week, writing for Esquire, Charles Pierce laid out the case for excising Wasserman Schultz from the party hierarchy. He called out Obama for his bling loyalty-- at least in public-- to a disaster he knows was a big mistake on his part. "[I]f," he challenged, "he can point to one concrete thing she's done to build the party, he's got better eyes than I have. In a political era in which the Democratic Party is energized by populist fervor, DWS is the tool of almost every special interest in Florida. She once took a dive to protect Republican congressional incumbents from challenges by decent Democratic candidates because the Republicans were her pals." Wasserman-Schultz, he correctly asserts, comes "from an era in which the Democratic Party tried to save itself by softening the edges of Republican ideas. That time is passed and, Jesus, can't the Clinton campaign do a simple Google search?"
(It's also important to note that the GOP incumbents she refused to help defeat, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and the two brothers Diaz-Balart, were all involved in enabling asylum for anti-Castro Cuban terrorists, including Luis Posada and Orlando Bosch, a pair of murderous bombers implicated in the 1976 bombing of a Cubana Airlines jet that killed 73 people, including the entire Cuban fencing team. As we've been saying, nice company.)

She didn't get the widely used nickname #DebtTrapDebbie became of her fealty to South Florida working families. Political hacks like Wasserman Schultz belong in the GOP, not the party of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Help Tim Conova end her sleazy career at the thermometer:
Goal Thermometer

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At 9:14 PM, Blogger Daro said...

DWS's strategy defies logic. Remember, she spends an hour a day in front of the mirror assiduously styling her hair until it eerily resembles $1 Instant Ramen. Who does this? There is no Plan!

At 5:47 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Daro - I have been trying to figure out the hairdo of DWS and I think you nailed it - $1 instant Ramen.


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