The Democratic convention is getting underway in the midst of a major scandal, the surreptitious campaign by the Democratic National Committee, under the leadership of Debbie Wasserman Schultz, to secure the presidential nomination for Hillary Clinton and frustrate the Bernie Sanders campaign. (Chapter and verse here.) No one knows how Sanders and his supporters ultimately will respond to these revelations, but so far, indications are not good.
This morning, Wasserman Schultz was booed and heckled as she tried to address the Florida delegates–her own delegation, in other words. Here is the video, we played some of the audio on the Laura Ingraham show this morning:
There are reports that Sanders supporters from the streets may have gotten in among the Florida delegates. Even if that is true, it is not particularly comforting. Also, no sooner had DWS’s firing been announced than Hillary hired her as an employee of her campaign. That seems rather tone-deaf, although some would say that Debbie has been working for the Clinton campaign all along.
Here, just to rub it in, is a montage of Wasserman Schultz protesting her utter neutrality and that of the DNC:
To say that the Democrats are in disarray, as I did yesterday, is an understatement at this point.