Squelching Dissent in the Democratic Party

FILE - Former Democratic Presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

An unexpected surprise of the 2018 elections was the number of women and progressives who won office. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) recently adopted a policy that indicates how much the Democratic establishment fears this grass roots resurgence in its own ranks.

Rather than embracing or negotiating with internal critics, the DCCC has chosen a highly undemocratic and unethical pathway. This response reverts to the administrative manipulations used by Hillary Clinton to thwart the presidential bid of Bernie Sanders.

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  1. The question EVERY voter who chooses the Democrat Party needs to ask is, why was Bernie Sanders ever considered a candidate when he is not even a member of the Party?!

    And the question Mr Sanders needs to be asked point blank: Why does he continue to choose not to belong to the Democrat Party?

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