Speaking of Democrats Bailing on Censure Resolutions
Earlier this month, at the Democratic precinct caucuses—the annual meetings where the Democratic Party starts to hammer out its platform precinct by precinct—several precincts in the pesky 46th District (N. Seattle) passed resolutions censuring Sen. Maria Cantwell for her vote against the Alito filibuster.
The resolutions, however, failed as they went to the next level.
That must have infuriated the dissidents in the 46th, like those who participated in the larger area-wide caucus, where a cringe-worthy Cantwell letter was read aloud. Cantwell had the nerve to obliviously state: “this year, Democrats have had the opportunity to send a clear message to George W. Bush that Washington State is not going to sit idly by while he strips away our rights by nominating anti-choice, anti-civil liberty justices to our Supreme Court.”
As I reported in in this week’s paper, some precincts refused to read Cantwell’s letter.