Skip to comments.O'Malley: Democratic party 'regenerating itself, almost like after a bad forest fire' (Laff riot)
Posted on 11/22/2017 10:54:32 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
According to former Maryland governor and 2016 presidential candidate Martin OMalley, former President Obama, the Democratic National Committee, and the Clintons bear responsibility for miscalculations that weakened the Democratic party in recent elections.
What is happening now is the party is regenerating itself, almost like after a bad forest fire, OMalley told ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and Political Director Rick Klein on the Powerhouse Politics podcast.
He says the fire started in 2008. He believes Obama squandered the energy of his candidacy. Rather than infusing that energy into the veins of the Democratic party and making the Democratic party new and more energetic, instead, the president and his people decided to set up a separate organization in Organizing for America.'
OMalley says that Republican donors took advantage of the situation, sweeping state and local races around the country.
During the 2016 presidential race, OMalley said the Clintons were a formidable force who did everything in their power to secure the nomination within the rules as they found them.
But it is the DNC that OMalley said has a lot of work to do. OMalley dropped out of the presidential campaign after the Iowa primary, but he blames DNC decision-making surrounding the early debates in 2015 as a significant factor in Donald Trumps rise beginning that July.
Every two weeks they were having Republican debates in prime-time with the big drum roll, he said.
OMalley said that while the party thought it would be helpful to Hillary Clinton to hold off until October, by then, Donald Trumps fascist appeal was out of the bottle.
OMALLEYS CROSS-COUNTRY PUSH
OMalley considers himself a foot soldier in down-ballot races around the country as the Democratic party faces its reckoning.
He recently announced a new political action committee, the Win Back Your State PAC, aimed at funneling cash to Democratic hopefuls. OMalley said hes personally been campaigning in 21 states for local candidates throughout the past year.
He said, My wife keeps saying why do you keep going out there and campaigning for people? He points to Democratic success in special elections in Delaware, Oklahoma, Washington, New Hampshire, Florida, and Iowa as a sign that change is on the horizon in traditionally red districts.
OMalley said that the partys regeneration isnt coming from a memo at the DNC Its much more authentic. Its much more real. Its much closer to people than that. All over the country, you see new candidates running for office.
Is all of this grassroots campaigning and touring the country setting the table for a 2020 presidential bid? OMalley said he has decided not to make that decision right now.
He said he expects to decide after the midterms.
But he also notes a lot can change in the next year, adding this curve-ball prediction: Its also hard to say what it will do to the Democratic field if were facing President Pence and a female vice president rather than Donald Trump.
The only thing I know for sure is the next good thing for all of us to do is help good people win back their states, OMalley said.
CAMPAIGNING IN THE #METOO ERA
One thing OMalley didnt expect to be talking about this election season: The sweeping allegations of sexual misconduct that have recently rocked both political parties.
OMalley said hes been a little surprised, but he calls it a pivotal and important moment in the countrys history.
I think in every generation, we like to think our conduct moves a lot closer to our ideals in terms of how we treat women, OMalley said.
He continues, I wasnt raised in a house like that. I remember when Donald Trump had his famous interview exposed with Billy Bush and it was being said it was just locker room talk. I go to the gym fairly often, and I dont hear people talking like that in the locker room. This is aberrational behavior. Its unacceptable.
When asked whether Sen. Al Franken should resign in light of recent sexual misconduct allegations, OMalley declined to comment, saying he was unfamiliar with the details.
“..’regenerating itself, ...”
Into what? The New American Communist Insurgency?
Same old sh*t in a new wrapping paper.
They’ll still be nothing more than a bunch of subversive assh*les, just wrapping themselves in whatever they think will fool the stupidest voters.
So now instead of a forest fire, it’s just a dumpster fire?
The Abortion Party may shed a few gropers and rapists, but it’s not changing in any significant way.
Another Marxist has-been heard from. Guess he’s not satisfied with the destruction he did to the state of Maryland and the city of Baltimore, plus individual counties.
The Democrats need another thought from this guy like Al Franken needs another accuser.
Torch ‘em again so nothing remains.
The Democratic party is the forest fire.
The underclass is made up of former members of the middle class driven into the underclass by Democrat economic policies, illegal and legal third world immigrants and out traditional home made welfare class.
This new Democrat coalition can only built on the backs of the productive members of the middle class.
The only way the Democrats can rebuild is if the change, which is unlikely, or if they lie well enough to to fool enough middle class voters to come back and vote for them.
Regenerating rather like the T-1000 from the terminator flick...change the look on the outside, but still pure evil on the inside.
Liberalism is a mental disorder. Doesn’t matter how much makeup you put on it.
His future with the communist party is over.
So speaks Martin OMoron. The Clintons burned the DemocRAT party to the ground and then sowed the ground with salt.
That will happen sometime in the future but for now the rats are still rolling down hill so there aint no “regeneratin’” goin’ on. We are witnessing the beginning not the end of their crash and burn.
A mental disorder indeed! Don’t forget: This is the party that thinks if a dude puts on a dress and makeup it makes him a woman and YOU must celebrate him! This is the party that calls you a bigot, a racist and a deplorable if you don’t go along with the perversity. That’s what they consider “inclusive “. All the crazies are to be celebrated!
Gawd I wish they’d just step it up with party destruction. They need to be put down like the rabid animals they are.
More like a nuclear scorched Earth after the Clintons, Lil Debbie, and Donna Brassiere used the DNC to politically sodomize Bernie Sanders.
If a horse regenerated itself like the RATs are it would look like a ratbatspider.
Tertiary syphilis. 'Rat party is terminal.
He says the fire started in 2008.
Usurpation Day, January 20, 2009, happened with the complete cooperation of both parties.
They want the Constitution changed without the hassle of amending the Constitution.
Confuse people about the clear meaning of a three word phrase and voila, every anchor baby and Winston Churchill is eligible.
The bench was the reason the GOP went along with the fig leaf resolution for McCain that was used by the Democrats as cover for Obama.
Jindal, Rubio, Haley, George P. Bush and Cruz were all up and comers and the future of the party and ineligible.
The truth of the Kenyanesian Usurpation will never see the light of day because both parties cooperated in the violation of the Constitution
Miscalculations = Mass Stupidity
Smokey Bear say no award for you.
O’Malley is so full of it. No way does he go out with public to the gym, much less hanging with the boys in the locker room. LOL !!!
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