I do love the young progressive/Democrat establishment fights, especially because the younger crowd does not care and is more than willing to air alllllllllll the dirty laundry in front of the whole neighborhood.

In today’s drama, the Rep. Ilhan Omar’s of the party are mad at Obama for publicly criticizing the Defund the Police movement.

During an interview with Snapchat, Obama explained that pursuing defunding of police departments meant the loss of large audiences and therefore, leverage. He never disagreed with defunding the police, only that the slogan wasn’t the route to go.

From Fox News:

Obama made the comments during an interview with Peter Hamby on the Snapchat original political show “Good Luck America” that aired Wednesday morning.

“You lost a big audience the minute you say it, which makes it a lot less likely that you’re actually going to get the changes you want done,” Obama said. “The key is deciding, do you want to actually get something done, or do you want to feel good among the people you already agree with?”

Which prompted Rep. Ilhan Omar to chime in:

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This is a very similar discussion to one that took place among House Democrat Caucus following the election — wherein Democrats who should’ve easily won re-election barely eked out a win and blamed the anti-police and pro-socialism messaging for their large electoral losses. And then too, the younger crowd rebuffed the feedback and said they would proceed with the fringe messaging. So… ¯_(ツ)_/¯

Live footage of me:

 

 
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