Brazile discredits the 'democratic' pretensions of her party

Few were surprised by Donna Brazile's admission that Hillary Clinton had taken control of the Democratic Party and rigged its processes beginning more than a year before the party nominated Clinton as 2016 standard-bearer and defeated her more popular, self-described socialist rival from Vermont, Senator Bernie Sanders. "It sure looked unethical," wrote 30-year political veteran Brazile in an excerpt in Politico from her new book, Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-Ins and Breakdowns that Put Donald Trump in the White House. "If the fight had been fair," Brazile continued, "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." Compromised?  Brazile describes Clinton's secret takeover as a "cancer."  Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) told CNN's Jake...(Read Full Post)