Democrats fear being branded “socialists”

…While disappointing to some it is understandable as Democrats fear “change” … notably that form of “change” epitomized by Bernie Sanders and his followers…

…Democrats fear being branded “socialists” which would have won them the 2016 Presidential election…

‘Incredibly Disappointing’: Democrats Choose Tom Perez to Head Party

DNC ‘chose to continue the failed Clinton strategy of prioritizing wealthy donors over the activist base’

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Andrea Germanos, staff writer  ….Democrats on Saturday chose Tom Perez to lead the party, sparking criticism from progressive organizations who say picking the former labor secretary over the other front-runner, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), was a missed opportunity for the party.

Perez’s win was secured in a second round of voting by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) gathered in Atlanta, getting 235 votes to Ellison’s 200

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