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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Apr 5, 2019, 07:07 AM

1. I have to be careful how I say this,

I will use AOC v Crowley as an example. Joe Crowley was a good Democratic Representative. Someone ran against him in the primary. Why wouldn't the Democratic establishment want to keep Crowley in his job? He had a record as a good, loyal Democrat.

There was a complaint when AOC beat him out that voter turn out was very low. I must say that this is a strategy that is used TO KEEP THE INCUMBANT IN POWER. Joe Crowley only showed up to one of the 3 scheduled debates. He sent a Latina woman to take his place.

I understand that the power brokers in the Democratic party, both at the national and state levels, want to run candidates that will win in the general election. I am just saying that there is a fine line balancing act that they must do. If they get caught putting their thumbs on the scale for the incumbents or for their hand picked candidates that's not being a democratic organization.

I like what the DCCC did in severely restricting the use of super delegates, even the Republican party doesn't use super delegates. The leaders of the Democratic party did a super job in orchestrating our blue tsunami victory in 2018. Keep up the good work but remember the part that millennials played in that 2018 victory.

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