After a long evening of emailing Democratic Party officials I received a rather haughty missive from a Democratic politico. He demanded that I take his name off of “my” mailing list and to stop sending him my “SPAM”.
Seriously, a single 500 word appeal and supporting reasoning, sent to my Democratic Party during this Democratic Caucus season, this Democrat official calls SPAM ! ? ?
This morning I woke up with the supreme irony dancing in my head: What about the daily bombardment of uninvited boilerplate donation demands, that the DNC sends us from every corner of our nation? What makes that okay?
But a citizen isn’t supposed to even attempt to communicate a simple idea that he’s hoping catches on with the folks who can make a difference and see it realized? Whatever happened to public discourse?
No wonder Democrat politicians have become better at losing than winning - what else is to be expected when the DNC so resents hearing from your constituents. Although I should add I’ve also received a few thumbs up responses, so that’s heartening.
For what it’s worth, “my” mailing list is a simply culling from your public state Democratic Party websites, and a single concise letter is not SPAM!
Dear DNC, if you aren’t changing minds, you are losing!
Democratic Platform 2022:
Create a Democratic Party Online Discussion Forum for reinvigorating constructive political dialogue, by Democrats, for Democrats. Help your Democratic grassroots network and get informed, thus enabling and nurturing a reengagement with our political process.
For your consideration: A Democratic Party Online Discussion Forum.