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No mercy!

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The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) spent $50 million to ensure candidates they perceived as more electable won their Senate primaries in Kentucky, North Carolina, and Texas.

The victories of these establishment-preferred candidates, who happen to be white, came at the expense of defeating, at least for now, the political aspirations of the following successful African Americans hoping to shatter more glass ceilings for minorities. 

Here are the qualified black candidates the Democrat Party spent a fortune defeating.

(H/T Washington Free Beacon)

Charles Booker

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Booker, 35, serves in the Kentucky House of Representatives and nearly defeated former fighter pilot Amy McGrath, the D.C. elite’s strongly preferred candidate. Even still, Booker came within a hair’s breadth of winning.

It’s no exaggeration to say that even if the DSCC remained neutral, this outcome would have differed.

McGrath’s recent fundraising has outpaced Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s; however, Kentucky is one of the reddest states in the Union. Moreover, the vast majority of McGrath’s donations are from out-of-state.

Erica Smith

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Smith, a Boeing engineer turned North Carolina State Senator, lost handily to Democrat favorite Cal Cunningham — thanks in part to the DSCC’s early endorsement.

Smith didn’t take the DSCC’s interference lying down, alleging that they told her, “unequivocally, that they were not, had not, did not intend to endorse in the primary.” Later, she said that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) “for whatever reason, did not want an African American running for Senate in North Carolina.”

The stakes here are higher than Kentucky as the United States Senate election in North Carolina is already competitive.

Royce West

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In their quixotic campaign to turn Texas blue, the DSCC — again — faces allegations that they rigged a Senate primary in favor of a white candidate.

When the DSCC announced its endorsement of MJ Hegar last December over Royce West, who happens to be African American, the Texas Coalition of Black Democrats wasted no time slamming their “disrespectful” attempt to meddle in the election.

West all but explicitly accused the DSCC of discrimination, saying they were “trying to lock African Americans out of the process.”

Despite the party elite propping up Hegar and influx of out-of-state cash, West only came up short by 4.2 points.

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Keith S. Clark
Keith S. Clark
3 months ago

It’s not the Russians or China.
It’s the Democrat Communist Party that is the Biggest Threat to America.

3 months ago

What we have is the demoncrat party are racist! This is what the demoncrats believe so must be true. What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.

Tim Kuehl
Tim Kuehl
3 months ago

Democrats have always been the racists. They’re the ones who organized the KKK, wrote the Jim Crow Law, filibustered against the 1964 Civil Rights Law and voted by large numbers voted against it.