Here’s the reply I just sent to Tom Perez, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee at democraticparty
You just made me very angry. What you wrote is deceptive.
Senate Republicans did not just vote to repeal our health care. They voted to debate repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Yes, Congressional and Senate Republicans are trying everything they can to repeal the ACA and yes, they may yet succeed.
But hysteria makes it LESS likely that we can continue to block their cruel program.
Stop using every excuse just to seek donations.
Commit yourself and the Party to a health care system enough of us will vote for.
We will keep losing elections if you keep up this nonsense and I will continue NOT donating to our Party.
And here is his email that got me riled up:
Senate Republicans just voted to repeal our health care — so we’re going to vote them out of office. Help us raise $100,000 to elect Democrats today, and get your donation matched.
Martin, the nightmare just became real: Senate Republicans voted to move forward with health care repeal. It’s only a matter of time before a repeal bill lands on Donald Trump’s desk and he eagerly signs it into law.
I’m devastated. Millions of Americans will lose their coverage, millions more will face skyrocketing premiums that put the care they need out of reach, babies born with chronic illnesses could hit lifetime caps on coverage before their first birthday — this is not who we are.
So here’s what we have to do now, Martin: pick ourselves up and get back to work so we can kick every single Republican who votes to take our health care away out of office.
We want to raise $100,000 before the end of the day to start laying the groundwork to win back the House and Senate, and a group of generous Democrats has offered to match it dollar-for-dollar. Chip in $3 or more right now to help us get there and get your donation matched.
Democratic National Committee
The Democratic Party will almost certainly remain ineffective while Tom Perez and others who just want donations are in office. We must do all we can to motivate them to change while simultaneously working to replace them when they ignore us.