I started massively souring on the Democratic Party when Durbin decided it was more important to produce another story about how racist Trump is (shithole countries) than it was to finalize an agreement to provide legal status & a path to citizenship for DACA recipients.
Then in Fall of 2018, Trump warned about Central American caravans organizing & heading our way. Democrats roundly mocked this as deranged RW conspiracy. They kept doing so for months until 100,000 arrived in May 2019 alone & a humanitarian crisis erupted on our southern border.
Democrats, esp AOC+3, then started shrieking about American inhumanity and children in cages. Ofc folks circulated photos of fencing used to keep unescorted minors away from strange adults during the Obama migration crisis, claiming they were evidence.
Then the intellectual giants that are AOC+3 declared Congress shouldn't appropriate funds to help deal with the situation unless none of those funds were used for actual ICE staffing needed to help manage the crisis.

Meanwhile the people they claim to care so much about suffered
I'm fed up with the Democratic Party's fraudulent claims that they care for regular people in this country or anyone else. Pelosi tried to use COVID to help bail out profligate Democrat-controlled states' underfunded govt employee pension programs & refused to negotiate further.
Then, this summer, riots erupted in black neighborhoods in Minneapolis after George Floyd's death. Dem talking heads all started talking about "rioting is the language of the unheard," taking MLK out of context & cynically appropriating his legacy to normalize political violence.
They did this as black neighborhoods were being burned down in Minneapolis, black folks were being terrorized by radical wannabe revolutionaries, and destruction was being wrought to their communities, likely to linger for years.
So no, the Democratic Party is not the party of moral high ground. They have no moral high ground. They are not the good guys. They have proven as much repeatedly. They DGAF about anybody, so long as they think there's political advantage in folks being hurt & suffering.
Do not give me whataboutism about Trump or the GOP right now. "But those guys are worse" shouldn't be the standard. And if you think that simply fixating on the failures of your opposition somehow makes you good, right, and moral, you are deluding yourself.
A new party, maybe a hybrid focused on restoring federalism, where folks can also stay involved in a major party & work on reform from within. Candidates can list multiple parties on ballots in 8 states: fertile ground to develop


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