Dems Call for Their Party’s Autopsy–But Won’t Admit the Patient Is Dead

House Democrats will gather this week in Baltimore to plan their strategy in the upcoming session of Congress – the first in ten years in which Democrats control none of the levers of Washington power. They chose “Fighting for All Americans” as their theme for this year’s conference, even as many Americans have abandoned the Democratic Party’s candidates over the last eight years. In some recognition of that, CBS News reports that they will discuss an “autopsy” of the 2016 election written under the direction of Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney.

It might be the first political self-autopsy for an organization that refuses to admit its own death – and especially its own culpability in it.

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