The candidate of the Democrats, the party criticized the “identity politics and victimology’

Wisconsin Governor elections primary election candidate Matt Flynn said his party is focused on “victimology.”


A Wisconsin democratic gubernatorial candidate scolded his own party for its embrace of “identity politics” and victimology,” in a striking attractiveness to get away with “sub-groups” and come together.

Matt Flynn is one of 10 candidates in a crowded primaries area, is seeking the nomination for the contest against Republican Gov. Scott Walker in November.

Flynn, the defendant before the state was democratic party Chairman, about the culture in an interview last week with WHBY “Fresh Take with Josh Dukelow.”

“Our party now, and I’m probably the only one who says this, is engaged in “identity politics” and the victimology,” said Flynn. “When I was at the convention recently in Oshkosh, there were several group sessions, there were all these sub-groups, and there is no assimilation of the party.”

According to the Democratic party of Wisconsin website, the party, the American Indian Caucus, the Black Caucus, the labor Caucus, the Latino group, the LGBT group, the Progressive Caucus, the Rural Caucus, the Veterans Caucus and the Women’s Caucus.

“If I were the Chairman, there were no group meetings,” said Flynn.

If you are asked, as he stood up from the other primary candidates, Flynn said, that he was the only veteran, but also said that he wants to get rid of these types of group meetings.

“Many of these other people. They are very, very nice people, but they scurry around with all these different identities, and so on, and I think that distinguishes me,” said Flynn. “So my own belief is that we should get rid of the group meetings in the Democratic party, and come together again.”

He added: “There were no group meetings under Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman and John F. Kennedy, and it will not be under Matt Flynn if he is the Governor.”


Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, speaking from the other end of the political spectrum, made similar comments in February. In a rare public appearance, Thomas said, he was too exhausted to think about how everyone seems to be a victim these days.

To serve “at some point, we will be tired with all beings, the victims,” says Thomas, the second African-American Supreme court justice, said in an on-stage interview at the Library of Congress in Washington.

Thomas, a conservative appointed to the bench in 1990 by President George H. W. Bush, recalled in a conversation with a young black woman in Kansas who told him, “I’m really tired of the with the role of being black. I just want to go to school.”

“I just get worn down,” said Thomas.

Brooke Singman is a political Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter at @Brooke FoxNews.

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