Democrat Campaign Chair Tells His Party 'The Problem Is Us,' Then Goes Completely off the Rails

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Every American not a Democrat has known it since the 2020 primaries. While the Democrat Party has all but told voters they’re far too stupid to understand the brilliance of the party’s initiatives, Democrat Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) Chair Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) begs to differ.


As reported by The Washington Post, Maloney, who represents parts of the Hudson Valley north of New York City, which voted for Donald Trump in 2016 and Joe Biden in 2020, put it bluntly during the Democrat Party’s annual retreat in Philadelphia on Thursday: “The problem is not the voters. The problem is us.”

Maloney took it to the rim, hard:

They think that we’re divisive and too focused on cultural issues. They think that we’re preachy. They think that we act like we know better than parents when it comes to their kids in schools. The problem is not the voters. The problem is us.

Maloney’s thumbnail analysis was correct. Except Democrats don’t act like they know better than parents and the rest of us (see: “basket of deplorables,” “guns-and-religion bitter clingers”); they believe it without question. One need look no further than the pompous condescension of everyone from Nancy Pelosi to Joe Biden and the flying monkeys of his cabinet, to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki and beyond for ample proof.

Toss in “The height of hypocrisy of the Democrat Party knows no bounds,” and there you have it.

But alas. Maloney is still a Democrat, after all. Despite his dead-on analysis of the plight of his party, his truth train ran off the tracks, smack dab in the middle of DenialLand. If the Democrat Party is to right its sinking ship, suggested the New York Democrat, it must “embrace Biden’s style.” No — really.


Why in the hell, you ask? Check it out, as transcribed by WaPo:

He is that person that in many ways we need to become. If there’s a kid with a stutter, the president’s gonna fall all over him. If there’s a cop or a firefighter who had a tough time, Joe Biden’s gonna wrap his arm around him.

That’s perfect. The greater the number of Congressional Democrats Maloney can get to believe the above, the greater the opportunity for Republicans to hang Biden around their necks as they sink to the bottom; not only in the 2022 midterms but in 2024 general, as well.

Maloney wasn’t the only Democrat in attendance to speak to the obvious. Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.), one of the leftist newcomers to the caucus, agreed with most of Maloney’s “preachy” assessment, although he thinks the party is more popular than Maloney suggests, as transcribed by WaPo.

“I do think we can get soap-boxy from time to time, and I think we need to do a lot more listening and engaging, and connecting with people who may not agree with us initially,” Bowman told reporters. Initially?  Again, this is beautiful. The Democrat Party continues to ignore poll after poll that shows, in convincing fashion, that mainstream voters are not anywhere near agreeing with their radical-left agenda. Not to mention, the southern border, Afghanistan, and Ukraine.

Oh — I almost forgot to share my favorite Maloney line, who continued to twist himself into an illogical pretzel:


They like what we’re doing, but they’re not sure about us.

#ProTip for Representative Maloney: Voters don’t respond to reputable political opinion polls based on how much they like or don’t like the politicians behind the issues, and they sure as hell don’t vote for nominees as if a particular election is a popularity contest. OK — one example to the contrary comes to mind, but I’ll leave that one alone.

Moreover, Mr. Maloney, please try to convince me that voters who are disgusted with more than a year of the Biden Border Crisis, the Biden Energy Crisis, the Biden Afghanistan Debacle, the Biden Supply Chain crisis, Bidenomics, Bidenflation, and now Ukraine would set their disgust aside in November if left-wing-driven Democrats on Capitol Hill adopted your “Be Like Joe” mantra — and started falling all over a kid with a stutter and started wrapping his or her arms around a cop or a firefighter who’s had a rough time.

I’ll wait.


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