Sore Losers: Why Leftists Prefer Entitlement Over Empowerment

Townhall | 11/19/2018 | Staff
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Do you understand that your misery is job security for D.C. Democrats?

We used to teach our kids the value of sportsmanship. We’d tell them something like “everyone loses. What matters is that you tried your best and you learned something from the loss. You can come back and get ‘em next time.” No one liked sore losers. Good sportsmanship was somewhat of a cultural virtue. Our parents taught us to be gracious in victory and defeat. Apparently, some of our Democratic “leaders” were never taught this lesson growing up.

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After the smoke had cleared and Election Day had come and gone, and despite insurmountable vote counts that wouldn’t change the outcome of their races, Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), Andrew Gillum, the Democratic mayor of Tallahassee, Fl, and Stacey Abrams, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate of Georgia, all refused to concede their races to their Republican opponents. Bill Nelson seemed to be in denial that he could lose an election after spending over forty-five years in elected office. Gillum, initially conceded his race, only to withdrawal his concession after falling under the .5 percent mark that triggers an automatic machine recount in Florida. And then there’s Stacey Abrams. She kinda sort of conceded the race to her Republican opponent, Brian Kemp. After nearly two weeks of protest, she called him the “legal” winner of Georgia’s gubernatorial race. But refused to call him the “legitimate” winner after the election was certified. For the record, Abrams is the “legitimate loser” of that race.

Today’s Democratic Party feels entitled to power. After all, how could you dare vote for anyone but them, unless of course, you’re a racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, money hungry bigot who hates the poor?

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They’re no longer, and I’d argue they never were, a party of empowerment. Instead, they are a party...
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