Sunday, February 19, 2017

State Dem leaders livid at Obama organizing group OFA

The activist group siphoned money and personnel from local Democratic parties
By Rick Moran February 18, 2017

Leaked emails from a Democratic party Listserve account reveal the anger of local and state Democratic leaders at the relaunching of President Obama's activist group, Organizing for Action (OFA). Many Democrats around the country believe the group siphons money and people from state parties, which directly led to the party losing more than 1,000 state legislative seats during the Obama years...........The friction between the regular Democratic party and OFA was predictable. OFA, despite promises from President Obama and OFA's backers, never functioned as anything except Obama's private organizing army.........Read more

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