New Leaked DCCC Memo Shows Dem Officials Panicking About How to Handle Black Lives Matter

Cortney O'Brien
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Posted: Sep 02, 2016 7:30 AM
New Leaked DCCC Memo Shows Dem Officials Panicking About How to Handle Black Lives Matter

Democrats are again the victims of a hack attack. Guccifer 2.0 leaked a memo Wednesday night in which Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee officials were discussing how to minimize the negative optics of the Black Lives Matter campaign.

The November 2015 memo included tips like: Do not offer “support for concrete policy positions;” be sure to "lead from behind;" stick to "small" meetings; and avoid mentioning terms like "black-on-black crime."

Black Lives Matter responded on its Facebook page, noting they were “disappointed" at the DCCC’s "placating response" to their effort to value all Black life. "Black communities deserve to be heard, not handled," their message read.

This isn't the first time Democrats have seemed uncomfortable with Black Lives Matter and their demands. When BLM activists confronted Hillary Clinton last year on the campaign trail, she was visibly annoyed and at one point even told them, "

There's no love lost, however. In August, Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza suggested the Clintons were just using the group for photo ops.