Skip to comments.Democrats attempt rebranding with populist new agenda
Posted on 07/24/2017 7:47:47 AM PDT by Red Badger
WASHINGTON (AP) Democratic leaders believe they lost to President Donald Trump partly because voters don't know what the party stands for. So they're trying to rebrand themselves with a new slogan and a populist new agenda as they look ahead to the 2018 midterms.
It's called "A Better Deal" and House and Senate Democratic leaders are rolling it out Monday afternoon in Berryville, Virginia. They're intentionally traveling outside the Beltway, and into the district of one of the GOP House members they hope to defeat next year, Barbara Comstock.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, along with other top House and Senate Democrats, are making the presentation after months of internal debate and analysis of polling and focus groups.
Democrats think of themselves as the party of working people and were surprised when Trump was able to steal working-class voters from them. They subsequently figured out that voters don't know what the party stands for, and the new effort is aimed at changing that.
Schumer acknowledged on Sunday that Democrats were partially to blame for the American people not knowing what the party stands for.
"When you lose an election with someone who has, say, 40 percent popularity, you look in the mirror and say what did we do wrong? And the number one thing that we did wrong is we didn't have -- we didn't tell people what we stood for," Schumer said on ABC's "This Week."
The full title of the agenda is "A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future." (After an earlier and incomplete version leaked on Thursday, Twitter users mocked the similarity to the slogan for Papa John's pizza, "Better Ingredients, Better Pizza.")
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The Democrats will also announce a new party symbol taking the place of the donkey .a pig, with lipstick.
No, the problem is that Voters DO know what the ‘Rats stand for...and it is OUR JOB to not interrupt our Enemy when he is busy destroying himself! :)
Stand back and watch. This will be fascinating.
Fool me once............
They’ll get plenty of suckers to swallow it.
Especially if the Stupid Party continues to screw around.
Truly amazing watching the GOP piss opportunities away.
I thought that as their candidate in 2016....................
Trying to copy MAGA with no scintilla of passion or sincerity. Pathetic.
That they chose the word “better” is just a reminder of the Paul Ryan failure.
LBJ & ‘The Great Society’ - here we go again.
The GOP never misses an opportunity to miss another opportunity...................
I think the dems should change from a donkey to a weasel.
Dems lie a whole lot.
“Truly amazing watching the GOP piss opportunities away.”
I’ve been watching them do this post-Reagan. They haven’t stopped. They cannot LEAD, they cannot GOVERN.
We The People gave them ALL the marbles and they still can’t play for keeps!
The Bernie Sanders wing and the Madd Maxine wing of their party will not sit still for this...................
The new GOP logo will change from an elephant to a SNAKE.
Don’t get the door....it’s the Demonrats.
Bernie says he is running again. He can introduce his first lady in an orange jumpsuit from a state prison. LOL
To have a better deal, you have to make that deal, and whatever talk they are doing, they aren’t talking about dealing with the nation’s most famous deal maker.
A bitter deal
The meme’s ridiculing the Democrat party are going to be fun to watch........
Papa John Podesta .....
The Dems are going to be SO sorry that they appropriated for themselves the Papa John’s Pizza slogan .... the sick jokes just write themselves.
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