In the wake of even mainstream media recognition that a surge is underway for progressive Democratic Party presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, it seems the establishment Democratic National Committee wants to take drastic action. According to Shadowproof managing editor Kevin Gosztola, rigging an election against progressive, democratic socialist candidates yet again is on the drawing board.
[DNC] chair Tom Perez has nominated dozens of lobbyists, corporate consultants, think tank board members, and former officials linked to the presidential campaigns of Barack Obama and Bill and Hillary Clinton to serve on the Democratic National Convention nominating committee this July. …
Just as it did in 2016, the DNC appears determined to sabotage a Sanders nomination, foisting a collection of neoliberal and imperialist hacks onto the convention committee to hold back a popular rebellion against the policies of endless war and corporate free trade they have personally presided over.
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Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez issued a list of individuals he nominated for the 2020 Democratic National Convention committees.
Let’s examine some of the individuals. I’ll initially focus on the nominees for the DNC Platform Committee.
— Kevin Gosztola (@kgosztola) January 25, 2020