Dennis Kucinich for Democratic Party Chair

Armory of the Revolution

UNITED STATES - APRIL 17: Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, speaks at an event at the Capitol Hill Club to launch the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

The Democratic party is at a crossroads. The Wall Street Democrats were resoundingly rejected, Hillary Clinton and her sycophants were trounced, the Democratic rank-and-file want the party to change directions. Bernie Sanders and his progressives were the winners in the general election debacle.

But the party is still controlled by elected Democrats in the House and Senate. The Chuck Schumers and Nancy Pelosis are not going anywhere for the time being. And they are not going to change their spots. Regressive Democrats are owned by their donors. They are willing to appear enlightened, but they are not to be trusted.

The race for Chair of the Democratic National Committee is merely a skirmish in the fight to take over the Democratic party. The DNC will end up being staffed by progressives and regressives alike. Some measure of reassurance to Berners will result if his candidate, Keith Ellison, is elected.

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2 thoughts on “Dennis Kucinich for Democratic Party Chair

  1. If only Hillary had Bernie as her VP, I really think she could have won. All the non-voting and bereft millennials would have come out in droves, I know it. I think they wanted to win over conservatives and moderates, and we know that’s a hard sell. Bernie is now trying to steer Donald in the right direction, and who knows? My fingers are crossed that an outsider, no matter how crazy it sounds, just might bring about some real change.

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