Barack Obama’s former attorney general Eric Holder told a crowd over the weekend that Democrats should “kick” Republicans.
“It is time for us as Democrats to be as tough as they are, to be as dedicated as they are, to be as committed as they are,” he told a crowd in Georgia. “Michelle [Obama] always says, ‘When they go low, we go high.’ No. When they go low, we kick them.”
Eric Holder: "Michelle [Obama] always says, 'When they go low, we go high.' No. No. When they go low, we kick them."https://t.co/RIBtvaEF5t
— Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) October 10, 2018
“That’s what this new Democratic Party is about,” Holder said next, while campaigning for Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. “We’re not in this just to make a statement, we’re in this to win.”
Holder seems to be taking a play out of former President Obama’s handbook. In 2008, then-candidate Obama told his supporters: “If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun. Because from what I understand, folks in Philly like a good brawl. I’ve seen Eagles fans.”
Democrats have been ramping up calls for intimidation, harassment, and violence over the past couple of months, particularly after Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination and confirmation to the Supreme Court. In an interview with CNN on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton called for liberals to stop being civil until Democrats take control of the House and Senate.
Hillary Clinton 2016: When they go low, we go high.
Hillary Clinton 2018: Abandon civility until we're in control.https://t.co/OVaWY8Kt8C
— Kelsey Harkness (@kelseyjharkness) October 10, 2018
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