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Walking music

Dawn is cold and clear.

Brrrr…

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The real story about the DNC was missed last week as Donna Brazile tried to “throw shade” on Hillary Clinton. (Where did that term come from? It’s all over the place this week).

Donna may have been trying to get out in front of the real story had the Democrats lost on Tuesday.

The real story is that when Obama hollowed out the DNC in favor of his own OFA and left the party $25million in debt, he also left Debbie Wasserman Schultz in charge to rival Donald Trump in incompetency. There are some people who shouldn’t have some jobs. Debbie shouldn’t be allowed to run anything. She doesn’t seem to have the knack for it. And running the DNC was not supposed to be just another entry on your CV. It has real meaning with real responsibilities.

One of those responsibilities is to make sure Democrats can respond to the out of control Republicans ruthlessly cornering state legislatures in order to banish their opponents to the political Oort belt through partisan gerrymandering.

Want to know why so few legislative districts are competitive? Blame Shultz and Obama for either completely missing this strategy or generally not giving AF about anyone else’s political future but his own.

The victory in Virginia sets back the Republicans a little. They’ll be up against a Democratic Governor when Redistricting rears it’s ugly head again. But this is a very serious problem that the DNC completely missed.

That’s a disgrace, it deprives voters of real choice and it has nothing to do with Hillary.