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Different Democrat Leadership But Same Far-Left Agenda

Posted on Monday, December 5, 2022
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by Seamus Brennan
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President Biden with Nancy Pelosi and Hakeem Jeffries

After losing the House of Representatives and the national popular vote this election cycle, one might think Democrats would take a moment to reflect on the growing radicalism within their ranks and conclude that they’re out of step with the electorate. But if the elevation of Hakeem Jeffries to replace Nancy Pelosi is any indication, Democrats are only further doubling down on the same far-left agenda, and the extreme progressive left’s grip on Democratic Party leadership is as strong as ever.

At first glance, not much distinguishes Jeffries’s record from other top Democrats, which could lead some to believe that he represents a more “moderate” choice as Democratic House Leader. But beneath the conciliatory tone and media spin, Jeffries is every bit as extreme and just as beholden to the far left as was Pelosi – a bad sign for both Democrats and the country as a whole.

For starters, despite more than two years of handwringing on the left about Republican “election denial” being a “threat to democracy,” Hakeem Jeffries is perhaps one of the more prolific “election deniers” in any political party. Following Donald Trump’s 2016 victory, Jeffries repeatedly called Trump an “illegitimate” president and cast doubt over his decisive 2016 victory. “The more we learn about the 2016 election, the more ILLEGITIMATE it becomes,” he tweeted. “America deserves to know whether we have a FAKE President in the Oval Office.” He has also baselessly claimed that the GOP “cheat[ed]” in the 2016 election.

Perhaps more concerningly, Jeffries has demonstrated an unsettling level of vitriol toward pro-life Americans that is unmatched by even most of his Democratic colleagues in Congress. Earlier this year, he referred to the pro-life movement as a “cult,” and in the aftermath of the Dobbs decision this summer, smeared American citizens who believe life begins at conception as “extreme” and “the threat in this country.” Like virtually every other elected Democrat, Jeffries supports no restrictions on abortion and believes in permitting it up until the moment of birth – or perhaps even after, as he and many other Democrats have refused to support legislation mandating that doctors provide medical care to infants born alive as a result of failed abortions.

But these comments only scratch the surface of Jeffries’ deep-seated radicalism. Like his colleagues, Jeffries has time and time again challenged the integrity of the Supreme Court and other American institutions. Following Trump’s nomination of now-Justice Amy Coney Barrett in the fall of 2020, Jeffries called for “war.” As recently as this year, he referred to the Court’s conservative justices as “ghosts of the Confederacy,” even though one of those Justices, Clarence Thomas, is a descendent of slaves. He has also advocated for statehood for Washington, D.C.—which would betray the Founders’ constitutional vision and hand two Senate seats to the Democrats.

Jeffries has toed the line of left-wing extremism in essentially every policy area—including on immigration, crime, the economy, energy, and voting. He has criticized border wall construction as “immoral,” supports granting amnesty to illegal alien gang members and drug traffickers, and has waved aside concerns about the border crisis under Biden as “not based in reality.” He stood by as left-wing rioters and agitators waged war on American cities in the summer of 2020, and stated that Kyle Rittenhouse—who was the victim of a merciless smear campaign for defending himself during rioting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and was found innocent after a trial by jury—should be “lock[ed] up” with the key “thrown away.”

Jeffries has also downplayed the inflation crisis, falsely claiming that “wages are up.” On energy, he has failed to hold Biden’s feet to the fire for inflicting historically high gas prices on Americans. On elections, he has supported extending voting rights to noncitizens. And last but certainly not least, he has routinely praised anti-Semites in his party, lauding Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib as “thoughtful colleagues” and saying he has “great respect” for widely-recognized anti-Semite Omar.

That Jeffries’s selection as the new party leader is not generating more outrage not only from the right but also from the media and independent voters is not evidence of his moderation. Rather, it is merely the latest in a long series of signs that point to the utter decay of the Democratic Party and its submission to some of the most radical, vile, and un-American voices in the nation.

That Hakeem Jeffries is seen as a moderate is only proof of how far left the party has gone—and how far out of touch its leaders have become.

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Stephen Russell
Stephen Russell
1 year ago

GIGO, No Change

Philip Hammersley
Philip Hammersley
1 year ago

Hakeem is a 2016 “election denier.” I thought the swamp media despises “election deniers.” Besides his own far-left rhetoric, his family contains racists and anti-semites.

PaulE
PaulE
1 year ago

Ha! I actually found this article quite amusing, for no other reason than the author clearly doesn’t either understand or want to acknowledge the underlying agenda of the Democrat Party and what the Party is comprised of. Today the Democrat Party is completely controlled by Marxists intent on implementing a socialistic / communistic agenda akin to that of China under the control of the CCP.

Stop being fixated in what Democrats label themselves for public consumption and instead look at what they actually stand for and the actions they take. The new Democrat leader of the House, Hakeem Jeffries, perfectly embodies the values and agenda of the Democrat Party today. His stance on various issues and his voting record throughout his career in politics tell you exactly what he is in no uncertain terms. He personifies the far left of the Democrat Party, so it makes sense he would be selected by congressional Democrats to lead the Party forward. That tells you all you need to know and how the Democrat Party should be treated by the American people, if the American public looked beyond the nonsense and lies the MSM feeds them on so many things. Stop fixating on irrelevant labels of “moderate” that the Democrats or MSM use as simply a means of misdirection to fool the ignorant or stupid among the overall population.

Jeri
Jeri
1 year ago

Anyone expecting something different? Perhaps this is the problem, stop expecting anything good from anyone who classifies as democrat. This is the beauty of America, you may declared yourself whatever you want and at any point in time, verbally and thru actions, change what you are. Until then you are free to wallow in whatever poop pile you wish.

Patriot Will
Patriot Will
1 year ago

The Democrat Party should be called the Marxist Democrat Party — plain and simple. Even the people who vote for the Democrats are over 90% socialists and communists. The other 10% are mostly President Trump haters. The entire situation is tragically disgusting.

Deb Rockwell
Deb Rockwell
1 year ago

How in the world do we have so many Americans who continue to support the whack jobs called Democrats? They have gone off the rails. Are people really so blind and foolish?//

Kyle Buy you some guns,and learn how to shoot
Kyle Buy you some guns,and learn how to shoot
1 year ago

To Deb Rockell. Yes they are blind. The Commies has infiltratedso much. and filled the young bunch with sommuch propagander they believe anything they are told. They love the idea of a all govt. nanny. Kyle L.

George Washington's Admirer
George Washington's Admirer
1 year ago

Watching this for decades. Shocking it was the last couple of years to see the Marxist factor so prevalent in the ‘Democratic Party’. Shocking. Although, they have been working up to this level for a long time; 1950’s, 1960’s, and even as early as 1920. Unfortunately the word Marxist has become more accepted in this society. Almost the norm; amongst liberals. To my utter shock; President George Washington has been libeled, slandered, and at least one of his statues removed. One of the major networks cheered all of this activity on! So, the MSM is complicit in this type of Marxist activity. When the Marxists have done their protests they have chanted something to the effect: “Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, 1776 has got to go!” What do they really know about the Revolutionary War or our ‘Founding Fathers’ that they can denigrate, disparage, and criticize unfairly? This is clearly a planned propaganda line! The Mainstream Media has ‘Surveys’ about how the conservatives are destroying ‘democracy’. They say for instance, that American conservatives and liberals alike are worried about ‘democracy’ disappearing. This is the ‘Super Flip’! Democrats have incorporated their ‘Woke’ and disappearing American History; so, they can infiltrate and brainwash American youth. It really takes unmitigated gall and impudence to point their finger at the conservatives; when they know very well they are the VERY CAUSE! This then, became my disappointment with the Democratic Party. Sugar doesn’t melt in their mouth; yet, they employ the most dirty tactics ever used in history! And, its blatantly obvious! This is the overall plan to their devious ploy! That is fairly obvious as well! They truly should be embarrassed! Perhaps, the public has to look at this over a long period of time to see the drift? The drift away from the values of the United States of America. President George Washington can not truly defend himself; or the values that he fought for. We will defend him; with all our might, mind and strength. May God Protect These United States of America!

johnh
johnh
1 year ago

If both parties would work to pass bills that benefit all Americans & not just one party, we would not be having this discussion. Question, what year did the parties quit working together for Americans?

David Millikan
David Millikan
1 year ago

Now the FASCIST liberals are pushing for children to Vote.
Yes, you read that right.

David Millikan
David Millikan
1 year ago

Now the FASCIST liberals are pushing for the ‘THOUGHT POLICE’ to be used against Americans. They are even having journalists come up with a software for it.
Since DICTATOR Beijing biden knows we won’t tolerate anymore Illegal and Unconstitutional Mask Mandates to keep us from talking to each other they don’t want us to think now.
They are even telling people to confront their friends who think and question the FASCIST liberals agenda. That’s PURE COMMUNISM
boys and girls with DICTATOR Beijing biden leading the way for COMMUNISM.

David Millikan
David Millikan
1 year ago

Today, they STOP LOWER FUEL PRICES for their FASCIST agenda.

Richard
Richard
1 year ago

Ken cuccinelli should replace Nancy pelosi

John
John
1 year ago

Hakeem Jeffries is a communist hate monger who has no morality and hates America. He is a typical and mainstream Democrat. Let them destroy themselves. Hakeem may be the best thing that ever happened for the Republican Party.

Richard
Richard
1 year ago

Marjorie Greene Taylor also great choice to replace Nancy Pelosi

Richard
Richard
1 year ago

Excellent choice to replace Nancy pelosi Thomas Douglas Homan

Sue
Sue
1 year ago

Sounds like he’s gonna make Pelosi look like Mary Poppins.Everybody grab your adulting britches, cause here we go.

james carlyle
james carlyle
1 year ago

The Democrats have stuck to their 2020 platform like super glue. So far no surprises. What is needed is a dedicated anti-Communist with an elephant hide and no prior obligations that will incur compromise.

GTPatriot
GTPatriot
1 year ago

Just stand back and watch. The minority dims will run rings around the Repubs.

William Wuenscher
William Wuenscher
1 year ago

What about the the Repub SenatorWho voted for Same sex marriage?

Bill T
Bill T
1 year ago

This now divides our country even more, Jeffries is a far left progressive liberal and wants our constitution and our system completely reworked into what these Marxist progressive politicians believe is good (for them only of course) with this Biden administration ruining everything does this appointment really surprise anyone.

Mike
Mike
1 year ago

garbage article

GTPatriot
GTPatriot
1 year ago

Now that Warnock has won, its even further apparent that the Repubs ran the worst midterm in the
history of mid-terms. BIden handed the entire congress to the Repubs on a platter and the Repubs
said we don’t want it. We would rather be told us what to do.
I’ll be damn…..d if I will send a dime to this crop of do-nothings. I will provide all of my support to
Trump even if he’s in jail. I care not a wit about the rest of these non-conservative, gutless, do
nothing Rhinos. They are not organized and don’t want to work to win. Kiss my A——-.

tika
tika
1 year ago

it doesn’t take an Einstein to figure out rinos and dems rigged the 2022 election.

tika
tika
1 year ago

further left, over the horizon left!

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