The “dem” in “Democrat” may align etymologically with the “dem” in “democracy” — but the two are increasingly straying apart in terms of the principles that define them.
In a frenzied furor to run away from losing political strategies, many Democrats are running toward principals that fly in the face of everything it means to be a part of our constitutional republic.
They are overtly eschewing core tenets, in other words, that make America uniquely American.
Judge the evidence for yourself, including these examples:
1.) Hillary Clinton’s jabs at our election process — and continues to reject defeat in the 2016 presidential election. Instead of examining how her own behavior and choices drove her failure two years ago, Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, has chosen instead to attack the process our Founders put in place to ensure that the “tyranny of the majority” would never afflict our country.
The electoral college system ensures that every state in our constitutional republic is fairly represented. It gives a voice and a choice to citizens in smaller states and to those who live outside big cities, where candidates would likely and understandably focus their campaigning, were the results of the popular vote to determine our nation’s leaders.
But despite the wisdom our Founders demonstrated in devising this brilliant system, Hillary Clinton isn’t having it. She would prefer a risk-fraught, Democrat-favoring popular vote system, apparently, and it’s no secret why, after Trump’s victory.
The kicker? She delivered her recent smack at the American electoral college in late June at Oxford University — in England.
2.) Cory Booker’s gravely mistaken “immunity” comment — which flies in the face of the way the separation of powers plays out. Prior to the initiation of confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), who serves on the Senate Judiciary Committee, has already made up his mind. His reasoning should be an affront to every American citizen who values our Constitution.
“President Trump chose the one justice on his lists provided for him by the Heritage Foundation and the Federalist Society, who he knew would give him immunity to any matters that come before them. And to me, it’s almost outrageous,” Booker told MSNBC.
“We do not have a judicial system in which someone who is the subject of a criminal investigation can choose the judge that might have to preside over them. That’s not our criminal justice system. And the president is not above …