UPDATE: DSA Members Richard Becker and Ryan Fenwick both lost the in the Kentucky Democrat primaries. Numerous requests for comment on Twitter from the Kentucky Democrats (and their executive team) were ignored.
Hey, @KyDems Why do you think it is okay for socialists to run as Democrats in #Kentucky?? Is anyone going to comment on this????https://t.co/9xxUjmkWIK@mnishim @Bradleybowman @HarmanDroge @cbflanary @KET @marisamcnee @bself @cassiehchambers @SannieO@GovMattBevin @GOPJake
— Renee Nal (@ReneeNal) May 22, 2018
Richard Becker, candidate for State Representative in Kentucky’s 35th District, is a member of the radical Marxist organization: “Democratic Socialists of America” (DSA) and a “union organizer.” The other DSA member is Ryan Fenwick, who is running for mayor of Louisville, Kentucky.
The Louisville DSA is putting all of their weight behind their candidates, encouraging fellow comrades to “put socialists in power” in order to “defeat capitalism.”
If we want to defeat capitalism, we have to work. And if we want to build socialism, we must put socialists in power. Join us this weekend to do just that. https://t.co/Kgeo6BXad1
— Louisville DSA 🌹🥃 (@dsa_louisville) May 18, 2018
DSA is currently pushing out their members to run as democrats across America, and have just had a major win in Pennsylvania, with four Marxists winning the primary this week.
See a list here of DSA-Affiliated Candidates and Elected Officials.
They are making a last minute push to help their comrades win.
This weekend we are making the final push to help DSA members @Fenwick4Mayor and @beckerforKY win their primary elections next Tuesday, May 22! Please join us for our Weekend of Action on Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon.https://t.co/eJR07tztmx
— Louisville DSA 🌹🥃 (@dsa_louisville) May 15, 2018
Fifteen members of the Democratic Socialists of America won election to office in 11 states last year.
“It’s an awesome move,” said Bush, the chair of the Falls City chapter of Democratic Socialists of America (DSA).
Becker is a union organizer; Fenwick is an attorney and community activist. The two DSA members are running in the May 22 Democratic primary.
Thank you for your faith in our campaign! I’m committed to fighting for workers’ rights, defending public education, and advocating for truly universal healthcare. Thanks for joining us in this effort!
— BeckerforKentucky (@beckerforKY) December 21, 2017
Mayor Fischer relies upon the support of the very wealthy to make decisions about what’s best for Louisville. I’m running because it’s time the rest of us have a say in how our city is run.
Vote Ryan Fenwick on May 22 for a more progressive Louisville.
— Ryan Fenwick (@Fenwick4Mayor) May 18, 2018
Our Revolution, founded by former campaign workers and supporters of former socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, also endorsed Richard Becker.
— David S. Duhalde🌹 (@el_gringo_duhal) May 11, 2018
It is amazing that Democrats are allowing their party to be hijacked by Marxist radicals. Would these candidates win if they ran as socialists?