Axios Reporter: The DNC Brand Is a ‘Disaster’

By Conor Beck

Axios journalist Jonathan Swan called the the DNC brand “a disaster,” and said when it comes to the future of the party, Democrats need to “figure it out.”

Swan joined MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Monday during a discussion of Democrats’ misguided assumptions about expanding party support, and the over-reliance on minority voters.

Joe Scarborough first commented on how Democrats are assuming too much when it comes to the loyalty of Hispanic voters.

“By the way, that’s a miscalculation when the Democrats say we’re going to have a permissive policy on illegal immigration, crudely believing this is going to make all Hispanics vote for us,” Scarborough said.

Scarborough further commented that no Democrats have “broken through as someone who is a warrior against Donald Trump in a way that will inspire them to open their checkbooks,” referencing the DNC’s dismal July fundraising numbers.

“Jonathan, what are Democrats on the Hill saying? How are they going to turn this around?” Scarborough asked.

“Well, I think one of the biggest problems is the DNC brand is a disaster. I mean, the party brand has been so wrecked over the last year,” Swan said.

Swan explained that the Wikileaks hack, and the lack of connection to its base …read more

Source:: Washington Free Beacon