Donna Brazille

Donna Brazile’s revelations are not brave

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Donna Brazile's revelations are not brave

The clear cor­rup­tion within the DNC and the Hillary Clin­ton cam­paign were well known to Donna Brazile after their con­ven­tion, but she decided to aid the cover up until now because she feared what would hap­pen if Don­ald Trump won the elec­tion. Some are call­ing her brave. Sorry, folks, but what she did is not brav­ery. It’s a way for her to clear her con­science after the fact.

Here’s a tid­bit from her arti­cle on POLITICO:

The fund­ing arrange­ment with HFA and the vic­tory fund agree­ment was not ille­gal, but it sure looked uneth­i­cal. If the fight had been fair, one cam­paign would not have con­trol of the party before the vot­ers had decided which one they wanted to lead. This was not a crim­i­nal act, but as I saw it, it com­pro­mised the party’s integrity.

The short ver­sion of the story is that the DNC was broke, Hillary’s cam­paign came in and took over by putting them on finan­cial life-​support so they could keep con­trol before win­ning the nom­i­na­tion, then they fun­neled as much money as pos­si­ble into her cam­paign. Oh, and it’s a com­bi­na­tion of poor man­age­ment by Deb­bie Wasser­man Schultz and Barack Obama that caused the finan­cial prob­lems in the first place.

It’s an inter­est­ing read that gives us more details about three things we already knew:

  1. The DNC fails because they prac­tice the same eco­nomic irre­spon­si­bil­ity that their politi­cians prac­tice in DC.
  2. Hillary Clin­ton will work what­ever back­end deals she can to ele­vate her­self regard­less of what dam­age it does to the peo­ple sur­round­ing her, the Demo­c­ra­tic Party, or the nation.
  3. Barack Obama was the epit­ome of hor­ren­dous finan­cial decision-​making for both the DNC and the country.

What Brazile did by reveal­ing all of this was make her­self feel bet­ter about par­tic­i­pat­ing in arguably the most cor­rupt pri­mary process the nation has ever seen. I always thought it should have been a Ted Cruz vs Bernie Sanders gen­eral elec­tion, but it wasn’t. The dif­fer­ence between the two win­ners is that Don­ald Trump beat Cruz fair and square while Hillary had to steal the nom­i­na­tion from Bernie. Brazile’s rev­e­la­tions at this late stage prove that she’s a cow­ard, not a hero.

The clear corruption within the DNC and the Hillary Clinton campaign were well known to Donna Brazile after their convention, but she decided to aid the cover up until now because she feared what would happen if Donald Trump won the election. Some are calling her brave. Sorry, folks, but what she did is not bravery. It’s a way for her to clear her conscience after the fact.

Here’s a tidbit from her article on POLITICO:

The funding arrangement with HFA and the victory fund agreement was not illegal, but it sure looked unethical. If the fight had been fair, one campaign would not have control of the party before the voters had decided which one they wanted to lead. This was not a criminal act, but as I saw it, it compromised the party’s integrity.

The short version of the story is that the DNC was broke, Hillary’s campaign came in and took over by putting them on financial life-support so they could keep control before winning the nomination, then they funneled as much money as possible into her campaign. Oh, and it’s a combination of poor management by Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Barack Obama that caused the financial problems in the first place.

It’s an interesting read that gives us more details about three things we already knew:

  1. The DNC fails because they practice the same economic irresponsibility that their politicians practice in DC.
  2. Hillary Clinton will work whatever backend deals she can to elevate herself regardless of what damage it does to the people surrounding her, the Democratic Party, or the nation.
  3. Barack Obama was the epitome of horrendous financial decision-making for both the DNC and the country.

What Brazile did by revealing all of this was make herself feel better about participating in arguably the most corrupt primary process the nation has ever seen. I always thought it should have been a Ted Cruz vs Bernie Sanders general election, but it wasn’t. The difference between the two winners is that Donald Trump beat Cruz fair and square while Hillary had to steal the nomination from Bernie. Brazile’s revelations at this late stage prove that she’s a coward, not a hero.