A Primary Challenge We Can Believe In

(9AM EST – promoted by Nightprowlkitty)

Democrats like to poo-poo the idea of running a challenge to the sitting President in a Democratic Primary.  They become angry when such an idea is suggested and direct their flames at the messenger.

This would ensure electoral defeat, they say.  There isn’t a candidate who could be presented as a credible choice.  Their excuses go on and on and on.

Ladies and Gentlemen, let me introduce you to Barbara Lee:

She’s a clear voice of Progressive Democratic principles.  She voted against the war in Afghanistan and against the Patriot Act.  She’s stood up against corporations when her party was caving in to the moneyed interests.

You want your candidate?  This is your candidate:


  1. There are some even on Docudharma who think the notion is too controversial, that it may incur the wrath of DKos, that it might “marginalize” Docudharma.  What’s controversial?  Running a candidate in a presidential primary.  Sheesh!

    For more thoughts on this, see:  Dump Obama:  more urgent than ever and Time for a Dump Obama movement.

  2. but I appreciate the promo, NPK.

    I’m not much of a writer and was just throwing out an idea.

    Thanks for the read and the rec.

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