Dems propose launching ‘National Narrative Project’ to ‘create values-based message’

Dems propose launching ‘National Narrative Project’ to ‘create values-based message’

[Ed. – We used to just call things like this “lies” and “tall tales.”  Meanwhile, they do need to do something about the typos.]

[I]n its own [post-2014] self-examination, the Democratic National Committee says that Democrats themselves have a messaging problem: no one knows what the Democratic Party stands for.

“It is strongly believed that the Democratic Party is loosely understood as a long list of policy statements and not as people with a common set of core goals,” reads the party’s 2014 preliminary autopsy, released Saturday at the DNC’s Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C.

The DNC’s report, nine pages including a front and back cover, lays out several party goals. They include: launching a “National Narrative Project” to create a “values-based” message to appeal to voters; strengthening relations with state parties, winning state legislatures ahead of the 2020 redistricting; and finding more candidates at the state, local, and federal level. …

The autopsy was criticized online by reporters and Republicans for containing typos, lacking substantial policy suggestions, and explicitly calling for an improvement of party “narrative,” a word that holds a negative connotation for the Democrats’ critics.

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