Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Democrats die-in to lose in 2018

Having learned nothing from the last election, Democrats keep ramping up those Saul Alinsky street theater tactics that generate a lot of discussion -- and even more votes for Republicans.

But the media loves the flair and gives Democrats free publicity.

Of course there is no such thing as free publicity.

And the price Democrats pay is at the polls.

The latest over-the-top antics come from the Democratic Party's refusal to give in one inch to save Obamacare.

From Politico:
One newly formed progressive super PAC is planning to cart caskets to Republican lawmakers' districts and hold mock funerals for their constituents. Another activist is encouraging protesters to ship their own ashes — should they die without health care —to GOP lawmakers. And other progressive groups are planning graphic "die-in" protests as they work to derail GOP plans to repeal Obamacare.
Democrats, already frothing with anger over losing the White House to Donald Trump, are seething anew over the advancing Republican plan to gut Obamacare. Now, many on the left want to translate that fury into political tactics meant to exact maximum pain on Republicans.
Now, some liberal groups and activists are hoping to use macabre theatrics to gin up voter frustration toward Republicans over what Democrats view as a disastrous change in health care policy.
It’s a far more in-your-face tack than that being taken by more establishment organs of the Democratic Party, and the liberals behind it say that’s exactly the point.
“We must be far more visceral,” said Jason Haber, a Manhattan real estate investor who started a super PAC that he said will host mock funerals — including “tombstones, coffins, even eulogies” — later this month for “the constituents that will be killed as a result of losing access to health care.”
Manhattan.

This big-time high-roller player is using a tactic that plays well in one of the bluest places on Earth.

But how will it play in Manhattan, Kansas?

These stunts backfire. A lot. Remember the street demonstrations with the Mexican flags flying in May 2006?

That killed amnesty of illegal aliens for a generation.

The story continued:
Haber, who has worked in New York Democratic politics, said “in the age of Trump, nothing short of blunt and brute force will work as a counterweight,” adding, “We can’t win based on the merit of our ideas but rather on the way in which we deliver that message.”
Which of course is exactly what Hillary did in 2016. She too could not win on the merits of her ideas because her ideas were from the Stone Age. She demanded equal pay for equal work -- which has been federal law for 53 years.

What will she support next?

Abolition?

Giving women the right to vote?

I know, ending Prohibition. Democrats can come out for that. It will be the bee's knees.

These shock tactics, as Politico called them, scream desperation. Voters get it. Democrats are not serious about addressing the nation's problems.

Oddly, the man the press wrote off as a buffoon and clown is serious, and is getting things done. Maybe the press is run by idiots.

On November 8, 2016, the American people said, "Trump the Establishment!"

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