"Democrats In Chaos" … "State Of Disarray" … "A Hot Mess" … "Convention Chaos Already"
Politico Headline: "Democrats In Chaos As Convention Opens" (Politico, 7/25/16)
Boston Globe: "A Chaotic Start…" "The departure of Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who has weathered a long list of controversies during her more than five-year tenure leading the Democratic National Committee, marked a chaotic start to a convention week intended to display unity for Clinton's White House bid. Wasserman Schultz will leave her post after the convention ends on Thursday." ( Boston Globe , 7/25/16)
NBC News Headline: "Democratic Unity To Be Tested On Opening Day Of Convention" (NBC News, 7/25/16)
Bloomberg: "Democrats Will Begin Their National Convention In State Of Disarray…" "Despite weeks of careful negotiations and compromises between the Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton campaigns, Democrats will begin their national convention in state of disarray fueled by the leaked e-mails that led to the abrupt resignation of Debbie Wasserman Schultz." ( Bloomberg, 7/25/16)
NBC News: "Democrats May Find Their Own Ideological Seams Exposed…" "But Democrats may find their own ideological seams exposed Monday, something Trump is eager to exploit." ( NBC News, 7/25/16)
The Washington Post: "Disarray…" "The disarray threatened to upend Hillary Clinton's plan to paint the Democrats as the party best prepared to lead a divided and anxious country and herself as the leader who can offer an optimistic alternative to Republican Donald Trump." ( The Washington Post , 7/24/16)
The Associated Press: "Party Disunity Is Certain To Also Be A Factor In Philadelphia…" "But party disunity is certain to also be a factor in Philadelphia, given Wasserman Schultz's departure and the general unhappiness among many Sanders supporters, intensified by both the emails and by Clinton's pick of Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia to be her running mate." ( The Associated Press, 7/24/16)
New York Post Headline: "Convention Chaos Already: DNC Chair Out, Protesters Storm Philly"
The Washington Post's Philip Rucker: "Philly Is Starting Off As A Hot Mess." Rucker Tweet: "Dem convention was supposed to be a show of relative unity & precision following GOP convention. But Philly is starting off as a hot mess." (Twitter.com, 7/24/16)
New York Post: "Chaos Reigned Sunday Ahead Of The Democratic National Convention…" "Chaos reigned Sunday ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the party's head was forced to quit, thousands of protesters took to the streets and delegates threatened a walk-out over Hillary Clinton's vice-presidential pick." ( New York Post, 7/24/16)
The Huffington Post: "Turmoil Ahead Of Its Convention This Week…" "After mounting pressure from party officials, Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced her resignation on Sunday, sending the party into turmoil ahead of its convention this week." ( The Huffington Post , 7/24/16)
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