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Response to mcar (Reply #7)

Mon Jul 15, 2019, 11:28 AM

8. I think the aura of Justice Democrats is waning. Three of the most visible founders:

Cenk Uygur: Forced to quit (along with another, less known founder) less than a year after they started:

December 22, 2017 ·
Justice Democrats Executive Director Saikat Chakrabarti and Campaigns Director Alexandra Rojas have issued the following statement concerning Cenk Uygur and David Koller.

“Yesterday, blog posts written by Cenk Uygur and David Koller surfaced in which they both made extremely disturbing sexist and racist statements. The entire staff and leadership of Justice Democrats was horrified by these posts. After hearing Mr. Uygur’s side of the story and talking with our candidates, our staff came to the swift and unanimous decision to demand Cenk Uygur’s and David Koller’s immediate resignation from their positions at Justice Democrats.

The words and conduct in Mr. Uygur and Mr. Koller’s posts degrade what it means to be a Justice Democrat. We do not feel that Mr. Uygur is fit to lead or participate in an organization that truly believes women’s issues and the issues of black and brown people are all of our issues. Mr. Uygur decided to resign from the Board yesterday at 11 PM E.T. and he has agreed to remove himself from any and all involvement with our organization. David Koller has also resigned as treasurer of our organization.


Kulinski: quit the next day because he thought Uygur was treated unfairly!! Freely uses words like "faggot", "cuck", "retard", "commie pinko fag"

Chakrabarti: proudly sports a t-shirt with the portrait of a Nazi collaborator who headed up a small army that attacked and killed American soldiers during WWII

Both Chakrabarti and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez were board members of Justice Democrats until mid-2018 (about a year ago)

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