Or is a tyranny of old people and a lack of leadership skills, most importantly mentoring and sponsoring the next generation, open for criticism?
I received a comment from a reader on my last column.
Here's the gist of it:
"I did not tweet or post (your last column) because of the ageist comment/s made about Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. I have no problem with them being criticized as lackluster, but not because of their age."
Here's my response:
"Here's the real crisis at the border: children are dying," writes DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti.
After watching the president conclusively prove he can read off a teleprompter, I struggled to stay awake as the 146-year-old couple (Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi) robotically read through an uninspired response.
Amid recent death threats against the congresswoman, a package suspected to contain Anthrax wasn't taken lightly.
Someone noticed a suspicious package sent to Rep. Maxine Waters' (D-Calif.) district office in South Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon addressed to "Anne Thrax." As Waters has recently received death threats, the authorities were contacted.
The leaders expressed "profound indignation and deep disappointment" with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer over failure to protect Waters from the Trump administration's attacks.
Top Democrats, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, are under fire for their lack of support for Rep. Maxine Waters, who spoke "truth to power in challenging the Trump Administration to do the right thing by ending a 'zero tolerance' immigration policy," according to more than 150 Black women leaders.
"I was blessed with courage. And I was blessed with the kind of strength that does not allow me to be intimidated by the likes of Donald Trump," Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) said over the weekend.
After President Trump warned Waters to "Be careful" she received a serious threat.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) has received increased death threats after she called for protestors to publicly question Trump officials. But this week, the congresswoman said she received "several very serious threats" leading to event cancellations.
Decades of incompetent Democratic leadership — and disregard for diversity — has taken us down this path.
The 2018 NBA Champions again denied the customary visit.
President Donald Trump refused to invite the Golden State Warriors to a customary White House visit for NBA champions. So, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee invited the players and their families to the Capitol instead.
Nancy Pelosi Looms as Impediment to Democrats' Hopes in November Elections. Time for New Leadership?
Terrible approval numbers and poor reputation caused the Democratic upset winner in the Pennsylvania special election to conspicuously disrespect her.
As Democrats celebrate victories in primaries and special elections nationwide — in areas Republicans have traditionally been victorious — the GOP is looking every which way to maintain control of Congress. One strategy the Republican Party employed is very telling of the state of the Democratic Party, though.
Conyers was the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives and a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus.
Congresswoman, Questioning Why Sexual Harassment Isn't Being Taken Seriously, Walks Out of House Democrat Meeting
Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) displays a sharp divide between how generations believe people in power should be treated.
While House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) aligned herself on the wrong side of handling sexual harassment on Capitol Hill, Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) demonstrated — again — that she has no time for protecting predators, no matter what their status.