DNC Chair Says Republican ‘Has Given Women the Back of His Hand’

Sept. 3, 2014

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz escalates the War on Women rhetoric in ripping Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

“Scott Walker has given women the back of his hand,” said Wasserman Schultz, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “I know that is stark. I know that is direct, but that is reality.”

“What Republican tea party extremists like Scott Walker are doing is they are grabbing us by the hair and pulling us back,” she added. “It is not going to happen on our watch.”


FYI, I truly am loathe to stoke the flames of partisanship, and surely there are politicians on both sides who use inflammatory rhetoric, but I think that it is significant (newsworthy) and disturbing that such invective comes from the chairperson of a party.

I hope this doesn’t end in Democrat-bashing, but to serve as a reminder of how bad things have gotten in terms of partisanship.

Article seems rather high on shrill rhetoric and vacant of any actual criticism. You’d think a few example citations might be useful…

I thought we were supposed to use more civil language after the Giffords shooting?

It’s very telling that this is one of the leaders of the Democratic Party.

They must be getting desperate to deflect attention from their policies and outcomes. I guess all that positive news from Wisconsin is troubling to DWS.

The real war on women is Islamic extremists taking women and their daughters as prisoners and making them sex slaves. Has she said anything about that?

Most likely not because the Islamic extremists are not Republcans. :stuck_out_tongue: :smiley:


No,and why would she?The Dems aren’t really any more concerned about women’s issues or any other issue outside of their delusional bubble.All it ever is is hyperbole,stir up the masses.Personally,I can’t stand Debbie Wassermann,pretty much everything that comes out of her mouth is a fabrication,this is the MO of the libs.:mad:

I’m just really tired of (a certain kind of) feminists telling me what’s good for me. I am an adult woman, and I can make my own decisions, thanks. Oh, the hypocracy… :slight_smile:



Why is it that the term women’s rights always boils down to the use of artificial contraceptives?

What a perversion.

Absolute gratuitous pabulum, which is all the Democrat shills seem to offer anymore. Gin up the hatred, and pit group against group. One can only pray that Americans will no longer be uninformed enough or naive enough to believe any of it. How much socialist incompetence and failure does America need to suffer? It is their own and their children’s country that they are destroying. Rob :frowning:



Anyway, I’d really like to hear from some liberals about this. Surely it is disconcerting that such inflammatory rhetoric has reached the chairperson of the party?

You won’t hear from the liberals because what DWS said is indefensible,they know that,so true to form will just ignore it.

or the leader of the party ( Pres. Obama) instructing his foot soldiers
‘If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun’

Debbie Wasserman Schultz is as bad for the Democrats as Ted Cruz is for the Republicans.

Both turn the stomach’s of moderate Americans


I wonder if Liberals will hear about it, I don’t think it even made the news at NPR:


That’s how it goes when you have the media in your back pocket but we will hear about court decisions affecting Wisconsin and Indiana in regards to same-sex marriage. I’m not positive if PBS fairs any better.


Ted Cruz? Please explain.

He’s not my favorite politician, but I don’t see how he could be considered the GOP’s bomb-thrower-in-chief.

Ted is “bad”, b/c he believes in the Constitution and limited government? What exactly do “moderates” believe in, if anything? Rob :confused:

They can break their own rules to advance their agenda.

Agreed, these comments and the whole “War on Women” thing just seem so weird to me. Maybe it works in the polls? I cannot understand it. Does absolutely nothing for me. Well, it does make me glad I am no longer in the liberal camp. :slight_smile:

As for Ted Cruz, I don’t have a problem with him. I think he is too far right to get very far in the Republican party, but he seems like he has real integrity and conviction, even when I don’t agree with him. I cannot say the same of Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

You’re wrong. Wasserman Schultz is a political hack who will do/say anything to advance party interests. Ted Cruz is an ideologue advancing his conservative beliefs. He is not really a party man - he’s a conservative first, Republican second, imo. Hence, sometimes he can embarrass the party and I don’t think he cares. He does what he thinks is right. Schultz is a big phony who is banking on people not really knowing the issues and being stupid.


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