For Democrats, saying ‘one term president’ is patriotic again

For Democrats, saying ‘one term president’ is patriotic again
Barack Obama, Thomas Perez (Image: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Everything old is new again, but the Democratic National Committee may need to borrow a dictionary from somebody and look up the word “hypocrisy.” As we discussed yesterday evening, former Labor Secretary Tom Perez was narrowly elected to be the new DNC chair. (Shortly thereafter, he made some attempt at offering an olive branch by getting the assembled members to suspend the rules and declare Keith Ellison as vice chair. ) The new top dog of the party wasted no time in setting the tone for his stewardship…. Perez broke out a golden oldie which had previously been used to bash Republicans over the head for several years. (WaPo)

“Someday, they’re going … to ask the question of all of us: Where were you in 2017 when we had the worst president in the history of the United States? We will be able to say that the Democratic Party led the resistance and made sure this was a one-term president.”

Wait a minute… I thought that walking in the door and immediately declaring the purpose of your party to be ensuring that a new president would only serve one term was a bad thing. Didn’t I hear that somewhere?

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