Debbie Wasserman Shultz Goes Into Hiding After DNC Platform Debacle
Debbie Dead-Last isn't doing the media rounds. Both she and her deputy Patrick Gaspard may need to be put on milk cartons after the DNC delegates' divided vote, followed by boos, regarding putting God and Israel back into the party platform.
Jon Ralston, host of the Las Vegas-based "Face To Face" news program, told POLITICO that he was sitting in the chair waiting for a 2:45 p.m. PT (5:45 p.m. ET) interview with Gaspard when he was told that his guest had cancelled, without explanation.
Blair Miller of WSOC TV, ABC's Charlotte, N.C., affiliate, also tweeted that Wasserman Schultz cancelled her interview with him, without explanation. "After my Romney intv today, we were planning to interview @DWSTweets live," he wrote. "However, she did not show up. Her staff not answering calls."
DNC spokesman Brad Woodhouse did not respond to a request for comment regarding the cancellations, which came after reports that the party had put "God" back on the platform and affirmed Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Debbie Dead-Last went on CNN in the afternoon and, with a straight face, denied that there was any dischord during and after the vote. This caused Anderson Cooper to get thisclose to calling Debbie Dead-Last a liar.
”Did you really think that it was two-thirds? It seemed like a lot of people felt like it wasn’t quite there,” CNN's Brianna Keilar asked.
“It was absolutely a two-thirds,” Wasserman Schultz said.
After the interview, CNN host Anderson Cooper said Wasserman Schultz's version of events was "an alternate reality."
"From a reality standpoint," he said, "to say flat-out, there was no discord, is just not true."
Well, it's no more of a lie than when the Democrats claimed they've been fighting for civil rights for 200 years, their support for slavery and Jim Crow notwithstanding, or when Julian Castro claimed Obama has created 4.5 million jobs when the real number is more like 300,000.
Maybe DWS just doesn't want to be anywhere near people who just booed God.