Pelosi’s Disastrous Impeachment-Lite Has Given Trump an Election Boost
As the most powerful Democrat in America, Nancy Pelosi has a singular responsibility to lead effective opposition to an increasingly lawless and extremist Republican Party. She has failed spectacularly and should be replaced as Speaker.
The evidence of her failure — and that of the entire Democratic Party leadership in the 21st century — stares us in the face every day. Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Stephen Miller, Bill Barr, Kellyanne Conway, Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham, Brett Kavanaugh, Mike Pompeo, Devin Nunes, and their extremist ilk are conducting a full-scale assault on…
About 15 years ago, following a decade-long career in the music business, I became the “blog guy” for John Kerry’s presidential campaign, working out of his war room. I entered the political arena as a netroots activist, part of the progressive online community that arose in response to the Bush presidency at the dawn of our current media age. Then I moved to the inside, (perhaps naively) believing I could help change the system from within.
That led, in 2006, to what would become a long association with the Clintons.
Although I disagreed with Hillary Clinton on a number of…
Political adviser and activist. Twitter: @peterdaou