Identity politics at it’s best…
Dear Rep. Lois Frankel, Are you supporting this as a bi-partisan effort to recruit all women or just those who are Democrats who love killing babies through abortion? Is this really “year of the woman” or “just some women”?
Once again the Dems prove it is not about the content of your character, ability, skills, knowledge, or experience it’s just about your gender and your love of abortion.
— Trail Bum (@TrailBum2) September 21, 2018
A group of female Democratic lawmakers launched an effort Thursday to recruit pro-choice women to run for office, a campaign they tied to efforts to peg 2018 as the second “Year of the Woman.”
Elect Democratic Women will be chaired by Florida Democratic Rep. Lois Frankel and raise money for female candidates within the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committees “Red to Blue” program, which seeks to identify and funnel support to candidates with a strong shot of unseating Republican incumbents.
“Diversity is a cornerstone of our democracy and right now, only 20 percent of Congress is female,” Frankel said. “We need our elected officials to better reflect our country and we can do that by electing more women who will bring different perspectives and experiences, thus making better decisions for American families.”
Other congresswomen behind the project include Reps. Joyce Beatty of Ohio, Julia Brownley and Lucille Roybal-Allard of California, Cheri Bustos of Illinois, Katherine Clark of Massachusetts, and Ann McLane Kuster of New Hampshire.
The announcement is the latest sign both parties are seeking to capitalize on a surge in interest from female candidates sparked by the 2017 Women’s March on Washington, the #metoo movement and most recently, the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Those factors have resulted in speculation that the 2018 midterms could see more new female congress members than any year since 1992, when record numbers of women were inspired to run by the way Anita Hill was treated when she accused then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. More
Oh, goody-we really need more airheaded Progressives harpies in Congress because Nany Pelosi, Maxine Waters, Diane Feinstein just aren’t enough.
— Deplorable News (@DeplorableNews) September 21, 2018
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