Is DWS done as DNC chairwoman?

posted at 12:41 pm on June 25, 2012 by Erika Johnsen

When it comes to facepalm-worthy political gaffes, Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has given Vice President Biden a run for his money. While nobody could doubt her fierce loyalty to President Obama, the execution of her vociferous defense is often somewhat… wanting. From insisting that Republicans hope to “literally” drag the nation back to the era of Jim Crow laws (and then trying to deny she had said any such thing, after she had said it on camera), to calling Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget proposal a “tornado through nursing homes,” her tenure has been fraught with hostile and outrageous comments that provide Republicans with continued gifts of political fodder.

From the Shark Tank, it looks like Democrats are just about ready to call it quits with Debbie’s leadership, and are giving her a gentle shove out the door after November’s elections regardless of the results.

We now have learned that Wasserman Schultz will not be back as DNC Chairwoman after the November elections.

According to our source within the Democratic Party, who is also a close associate of Wasserman Schultz, the arrangements have already been made for her to leave DNC  regardless if President Obama wins re-election or not.

This same source believes that Wasserman Schultz will be forced to resign behind closed doors and then stage an press event in which she tells Americans that her job as the DNC chair was a temporary one and that she is moving on with her congressional career.

The National Journal corroborated last week:

When Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida was tapped last year to lead the Democratic National Committee, it seemed like the latest ascension for a fast-rising star destined for even higher positions. Some stumbles and an apparent falling out of favor with the White House had changed that calculus. Now it looks like it could be changing again.

Talk is that Wasserman Schultz will not be asked to serve another term at the DNC, regardless of whether she helps President Obama win a second term. Yet the native New Yorker could use that to her advantage, as she reportedly now has her eye on a House leadership post—perhaps even the highest.

For a second there, thinking about the possibility of DWS holding the Speaker’s gavel seemed positively ludicrous, but then cold reality washed over me, and I remembered that this woman presided over the House of Representatives and is still the Minority Leader, so I wouldn’t put anything past the House Democrats. The mind reels.


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Done in by bad hair.

mitchellvii on June 25, 2012 at 1:39 PM

She’s a barrel of laughs, despite her grating demeanor. A great recruitment tool for the RNC.

Philly on June 25, 2012 at 1:41 PM

For a second there, thinking about the possibility of DWS holding the Speaker’s gavel seemed positively ludicrous, but then cold reality washed over me, and I remembered that this woman presided over the House of Representatives and is still the Minority Leader, so I wouldn’t put anything past the House Democrats. The mind reels.

Eeeeeeek!

Perish the thought!

Hill60 on June 25, 2012 at 1:41 PM

canopfor on June 25, 2012 at 1:00 PM

Bummer, beat me to it! My inside sources tell me he’s a shoo in!

acyl72 on June 25, 2012 at 1:03 PM

acy172:Steebo77 scooped us both!!:)

canopfor on June 25, 2012 at 1:42 PM

Like my mother used to say: “If she had another brain, it would be lonesome.”

bugsy on June 25, 2012 at 1:47 PM

The Dueling Doos of Debbie Wasserman-Schultz

Flora Duh on June 25, 2012 at 1:40 PM

Flora Duh:Lol,thanks FD:)

canopfor on June 25, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Who could they get who could represent the DemocRAT Party and be an even greater embarrassment?

wildcat72 on June 25, 2012 at 12:47 PM

Oh….I don’t know…..maybe Sandra Fluke?

herm2416 on June 25, 2012 at 1:50 PM

Oh the things that she’s be thinkin’
She could be another Lincoln
If she only had a brain!

Galtian on June 25, 2012 at 1:50 PM

Julia should be the front runner for this position.

antipc on June 25, 2012 at 1:51 PM

The Dueling Doos of Debbie Wasserman-Schultz

Flora Duh on June 25, 2012 at 1:40 PM

Someone really needs to introduce her to soap…..and shampoo.

(and personal grooming products in general)

Tim_CA on June 25, 2012 at 1:54 PM

Being vetted to replace Biden. This is all part of the plan.

Obama/Wasserman-Schultz.

Slam dunk right there.

sdbatboy on June 25, 2012 at 1:54 PM

Tell me it ain’t so!

Her entertainment value has been great, inversely proportional to her intelligence. She’s been one of those great plus factors for the repubs.

TerryW on June 25, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Who could they get who could represent the DemocRAT Party and be an even greater embarrassment?

wildcat72 on June 25, 2012 at 12:47 PM
Oh….I don’t know…..maybe Sandra Fluke?

herm2416 on June 25, 2012 at 1:50 PM

Does a dildo qualify as contraception?

NoDonkey on June 25, 2012 at 2:01 PM

I think Republicans in both houses of Congress, and across the country, should band together and do what they can to ensure that Debbie remains a prominent fixture on the Democrat political scene. When people think “Democrat policies,” “Democrat ideas,” “Democrat wisdom,” or “Democrat integrity,” we want them to have a picture of Debbie in their minds, and an echo of her grating, nasal voice in their ears.

morganfrost on June 25, 2012 at 2:01 PM

I remember when I first saw her on CSPAN years ago. She was a hack then, and she’s only gotten worse.

Still, having her as DNC chair was enjoyable–at least for schadenfreude.

a known dangerous urinal on June 25, 2012 at 2:06 PM

Well I heard from an inside source, she’s taking time off to complete the gender reassignment procedure, I’m not sure if my source is reliable, but it sounds about right………//////

angrymike on June 25, 2012 at 2:07 PM

Debbie is going to “spend more time with her family?” Wonder how Mr. Wasserman-Schultz feels about that? How’d you like to see that when you wake up…? Or — worse yet — hear that?

Sheesh.

Maybe she could be the US Ambassador to Syria?

IndyinVirginny on June 25, 2012 at 2:12 PM

According to our source within the Democratic Party, who is also a close associate of Wasserman Schultz, the arrangements have already been made for her to leave DNC regardless if President Obama wins re-election or not.

THE DEMOCRATS ARE WAGING WAR ON WOMEN!

GarandFan on June 25, 2012 at 2:13 PM

Is there anyone in a leadership position at the Democrat Party who is not completely full of crap or dumber than a sack of hammers?

RobertE on June 25, 2012 at 2:16 PM

God forgive me, but DWS is ugly all the way to the core.

8thAirForce on June 25, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Being vetted to replace Biden. This is all part of the plan.

Obama/Wasserman-Schultz.

Slam dunk right there.

sdbatboy on June 25, 2012 at 1:54 PM

SSSHHHH! This is in Vol. 7, section 1439.33 /ss/ 8a of the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy to Suppress Votes for Democrat Party Candidates in 2012 plan.

I think Nancy has gotten her hands on a copy.

BobMbx on June 25, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Debbie is going to “spend more time with her family?”
Sheesh.

IndyinVirginny on June 25, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Hmmm….

apostic on June 25, 2012 at 2:23 PM

She is a rockstar like Elizabeth Warren. Don’t rule out a run at the Presidency in 2016.

CorporatePiggy on June 25, 2012 at 2:36 PM

Everytime I see “DWS”, I think of the shoe store at the mall. But that’s “DSW”. And I like the shoe store. The DNC turd…not so much.

Bitter Clinger on June 25, 2012 at 2:40 PM

it looks like Democrats are just about ready to call it quits with Debbie’s leadership, and are giving her a gentle shove out the door

Oh this Democratic war on women is going too far now. Soon they’ll be blaming the GOP for doing it…
They just stand a smart woman in charge I guess.

Don L on June 25, 2012 at 2:48 PM

She is a rockstar like Elizabeth Warren. Don’t rule out a run at the Presidency in 2016.
CorporatePiggy on June 25, 2012 at 2:36 PM

YEAH BABY !!! :)

The first president with the ability to grow pubic hair from her head

BigSven on June 25, 2012 at 2:55 PM

If she leaves I fear she won’t get to see the end result of the GOP’s strategy of LITERALLY dragging the country back to the Jim Crow era.

jangle12 on June 25, 2012 at 3:01 PM

We now have learned that Wasserman Schultz will not be back as DNC Chairwoman after the November elections.
According to our source within the Democratic Party, who is also a close associate of Wasserman Schultz, the arrangements have already been made for her to leave DNC regardless if President Obama wins re-election or not.

But please DO keep her on until the election, so that Romney and the R’s can have lots of fun with Miss Frizzle’s comments!

Steve Z on June 25, 2012 at 3:13 PM

2016:

DWS vs. Granny Warren. It’s gonna be one hell of a Dem primary! Get your tickets now.

bofh on June 25, 2012 at 3:17 PM

” A fast rising star” do you believe it? Low standards here, the sow is so stupid, the Democrats standards so low, that she may move up. What it says about the Party speaks for itself, degraded and disgraceful.

arand on June 25, 2012 at 3:21 PM

The Dems should call Alan Grayson. He’s out of work and could be even more entertaining than the Deb-ster.

Hoof Hearted on June 25, 2012 at 3:27 PM

it looks like Democrats are just about ready to call it quits with Debbie’s leadership, and are giving her a gentle shove out the door after November’s elections regardless of the results.

Well, when it’s still mid-way through the season, and you know your quarterback isn’t cutting it, I suppose one option is to throw away the season so as to not appear to be losing confidence in your QB whom you know is throwing away your season.

thank you, Dems !

2012 shellacking all the down the ticket.

williampeck1958 on June 25, 2012 at 3:31 PM

The Dems should call Alan Grayson. He’s out of work and could be even more entertaining than the Deb-ster.

Hoof Hearted on June 25, 2012 at 3:27 PM

Alan Grayson is running for Congress again in Florida’s 9th District.

Flora Duh on June 25, 2012 at 3:32 PM

In other news, the market in artificial seaweed for aquariums crashed today.

Speculation on the reason centered on an expected upcoming glut due to the availability of DWS’s hair to capture a significant share after November 6.

ya2daup on June 25, 2012 at 3:43 PM

Prayers are answered, but they’ll put in someone more effective, and we’ll lose laughs over this laughingstock.

Who is John Galt on June 25, 2012 at 3:49 PM

Having dws as speaker would almost be worth it for the laughter it would provide, but the damage….oh just imagine pelosi on meth and there you go.

Wolfmoon on June 25, 2012 at 4:05 PM

would it be expected that an elected official be head of the DNC, or RNC for that matter, for more than 2 years??? A former Congress Critter or Governor, yes, but one currently holding office???

phreshone on June 25, 2012 at 4:20 PM

Napolitano ‘shoots’ herself in the head and Obama in the foot.

AZ is no longer in their dreams.

Schadenfreude on June 25, 2012 at 4:21 PM

Debbie What-an-idiot Stupid done at DNC? Don’t know, don’t care.

bgibbs1000 on June 25, 2012 at 4:23 PM

Is DWS still a Congresswoman? I thought maybe she had to quit to hold the DNC chair. Does anyone know for sure?

BillCarson on June 25, 2012 at 4:23 PM

That’s a man, baby!

dcnj on June 25, 2012 at 4:26 PM

No, no, no…please keep her DNC and have her in front of cameras as much as possible. She represents you!

d1carter on June 25, 2012 at 4:34 PM

Did everyone catch Rush today? He said the tropical storm Debby is named after DWF because it sits there and blows and blows, and blows.

ultracon on June 25, 2012 at 4:43 PM

That’s some “bench” the Dems have there, don’t they?

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on June 25, 2012 at 4:45 PM

For a second there, thinking about the possibility of DWS holding the Speaker’s gavel seemed positively ludicrous, but then cold reality washed over me, and I remembered that this woman presided over the House of Representatives and is still the Minority Leader, so I wouldn’t put anything past the House Democrats. The mind reels.

Nothing these people do surprises anymore. When San Fran Nancy can actually give a press conference, and declare the GOP is secretly working to suppress the vote without a shred of proof, and not be laughed out of office…. by her voter’s or the press.. you know that both the MSM and democrat diehards are mentally disturbed.

They simply don’t care what’s right or wrong.. just about power and crushing as many people under their heel as possible.. evil in a pants suit.. with really bad hair. It may be good for the GOP if she hangs around.. but for the country’s sake.. he needs to go.

mark81150 on June 25, 2012 at 5:12 PM

Say hi to everyone under the bus,Debbie!

SMACKRUNNER on June 25, 2012 at 5:13 PM

She will be missed for the comic relief she has provided.

Joe Mama on June 25, 2012 at 5:17 PM

Is there anyone in a leadership position at the Democrat Party who is not completely full of crap or dumber than a sack of hammers?

RobertE on June 25, 2012 at 2:16 PM

The decline in the quality of DNC chairs has declined at the exact same rate as the Democrat Party’s descent into Far Leftism.

The last halfway respectable DNC Chair I can recall was the late Larry O’brien. He served at 2 different times as DNC Chair, and of course later became the Commissioner of the NBA.

Del Dolemonte on June 25, 2012 at 5:58 PM

who articulates the Democratic Talking points the best? It isn’t Debbie Downer, nor is it anyone in the House or Senate, it sure isn’t Allen Colmes or Juan Williams, it is Joe Scarborough.

Mourning Joe should be the Dems nominee.

jpmn on June 25, 2012 at 5:59 PM

It’s really hard for anybody to ascend to the levels of raw “stupid” that have been achieved by Nancy Pelosi.

J_Crater on June 25, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Well, if they chose Pelosi to be their Speaker, anything is possible…you can only go downhill from there…

jimver on June 25, 2012 at 7:14 PM

I personally think that DWS has done an AWESOME job of representing the Democratic Party. She really put a face on the goofy thoughts that run through the party of infant murder and the lowering of America into insanity via BIG OPPRESSIVE GOVERNMENT.

She will be missed as one misses a baying hound in the night… A hound that has been sprayed by a skunk…

RalphyBoy on June 25, 2012 at 8:20 PM

Debbie Ramenhair Schultz -

This is your brain;

This is your brain on Ramen.

As the revolving DNC door turns…

ghostwalker1 on June 26, 2012 at 12:47 AM

Still looking for the right message and the right messenger.

Aardvark on June 26, 2012 at 2:12 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Prppx5MdVQQ

The brilliance starts at 2:40.

I will concede that Hank Johnson’s steel trap mind and logic would struggle to keep up with this but I believe he’s up to the task of the DNC

acyl72 on June 26, 2012 at 7:59 AM

The Democrats are not known for kindness to their wounded.

TimBuk3 on June 26, 2012 at 8:12 AM

She will be greatly missed.

ConservativeLA on June 26, 2012 at 3:07 PM

God, please preserve her in the position, and Carney too.

I miss the comedy stylings of Robert Gibbs.

ConservativeLA on June 26, 2012 at 3:36 PM

Now if the voters in her district would WISE UP and get RID of DWS (Dumb White STUPID)!?! If they don’t, well, there’s somemore of those really REALLY STUPID American people down there!?!

Colatteral Damage on June 26, 2012 at 6:25 PM

Debbie’s been too milquetoast.

Watch this spot for Alan Grayson.

eeyore on June 26, 2012 at 11:23 PM

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