It’s no wonder the Arizona Democratic Party lost approximately 52,000 registered voters in 2011. See below:
You want diversity, but you deny an opportunity to a young out and proud Hispanic male. I see a logic failure here, and hope it will be addressed as quickly as possible. This same opportunity was openly given to everyone that wanted it without hesitation, yet in I walk and all of a sudden I end up on proving grounds. You want to know why people don’t want to be Democrats, they’re opening their eyes and seeing the party leadership engages in the same exact behaviors as the Republicans they point fingers at. I am disheartened to see the party I have belonged to for so long has become members only. I am sad to see the open entry policy has been changed to be by referral only. I am sickened the people who gave great speeches about wanting to change this culture of elitism are now the same people who are part of the problem and making it worse. I am heart broken there are so many people who are ego driven and power hungry running the party that is supposed to be the party of the people.
Demos – People
Kratos – Power
It is time we put the democratic back in democratic party. It is time we remember by definition this party believes in power to the people. I am sad to see the old guard absolutely refuses to hand down the torch to new and innovative ideas and perspectives. The body dies if only old blood flows without an infusion of new blood and politics is no different. Our system was designed to ensure ALL people have an opportunity to get involved and not just a select few who feel they are the power centerand king makers.