The Travails of the DNC

On the positive side, the DNC decided to support Ossoff in Georgia. I just received an email signed by Tom Perez, asking for a contribution to the campaign.

On the negative side, the only argument that is being advanced is “let’s stick it to Donald [sic]”. Which to me sounds like saying that Ossoff is a shitty cnadidate who stands for nothing whatsoever. I mean, I’m sure it’s not true and he stands for something but the DNC is failing to communicate what it is.

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13 thoughts on “The Travails of the DNC”

      1. You forget Sessions, El Keebler Elf Norteamericano, held elected office in Georgia, for many years. :p

        Or am I missing what you mean by “elf”?

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        1. Point taken, there’s no accounting for Georgia tastes (when and where I grew up Georgia was state enemy number one for some weird reason – it was nowhere near the state line or anything).

          Maybe they’re trying to compensate for the Bulldogs…

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      1. With the link I provided to the campaign site, it does have a list of priorities. Do you like what you see? Does anything speak to you? (I realize neither you nor I can vote in a Georgia election but you can get some sense of a candidate by how they choose to present themselves.)

        For example this speaks to me:
        Jon will go to work to ensure that health insurance premiums don’t cripple small businesses or force them to lay off employees.

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        1. I’m a little disturbed by this: “Jon will promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education for Georgia’s students and professional education to qualify young Georgians for the workforce after high school.”

          But I understand it’s a popular talking point.

          There is a reader of this blog who is in STEm and who explains very well why this is not a good goal. Maybe he’ll want to comment.

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        2. To me, it looks like he’s a candidate very well tailored to his district. He emphasizes the things in his platform that will appeal to the affluent suburban voters in his area.

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    1. The linked piece easily uses words like “anti-immigrant” and “anti-Muslim” but us incapable of using the word anti-women.

      Imagine if France or whoever imposed a special form of dress on immigrants. Would it be accepted as easily as this barbarity?

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