Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Dems Need Direction

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Dems Need Direction

Article excerpt

I'd like to address the liberal press and progressive Democrats who cannot seem to get over the presidential election.

You blame the Electoral College. You label half the country racist, bigoted, misogynistic haters. You push conspiracy theories about Russian involvement in the election. And now you pin your hopes on a recount in select states with no chance of overturning the overall result.

It is time for Democrats to put the blame squarely where it belongs. Your party nominated an unelectable candidate in Hillary Clinton. Think about it. Donald Trump, with all his flaws and controversies, beat your candidate. She lost. Fair and square.

Had the Democrats nominated someone with less baggage and a proven track record of working across the aisle, they would be celebrating today. …

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