Keeping It Classy: Democratic Official Wishes ‘Painful’ Death On Ted Cruz Aide’s Children


On Friday, Sacramento, Calif., Democratic  Party communications director Allan Brauer told an aide to Senator Ted Cruz (R., Tex.) via Twitter that he hoped her children “die from debilitating, painful and incurable diseases.”

The exchange occurred after Cruz aide Amanda Carpenter tweeted: “GOP beat gun control, changed Obama’s mind on Syria, is holding the line on amnesty. We can defund Obamacare, too!”

Here’s how it played out:

When Carpenter called him out, Brauer embarked on a hate filled and childish Twitter tirade:

He then went on the defensive, sort of:

After a social media backlash, Brauer apologized for wishing death on the children of his political rival:

California Democratic Party spokesman Tenoch Flores later issued a statement saying, essentially, that the biggest problem with attacks like Brauer’s is that it lets people like Cruz “off the hook.”

“The problem with this kind of rhetoric is that it lets fringe characters—those who are actively trying to shut down the government—like Ted Cruz, off the hook. It’s never acceptable to wish physical harm against political opponents, regardless of how objectionable their policy priorities are.”

Keep it classy, Democrats.

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    • MaryJane

      My first vote was for Stephenson, or is it Stevenson? It’s been so many years. I campaigned very hard for John Kennedy because a friend told me he was so worth of our votes. I worked so hard for Carl Sanders here in Georgia that I was a delegate to the State Delegation that year and went to the Inaguration Ball. Through the years I worked very hard trying to help Democratic candidates get elected. I believed in them an thought they really had our best interests at heart. As time went by, I started listening closely and analyzing exactly what my candidates were proposing, I came to realize that either they were no longer saying what they used to say, or else I no longer was in agreement with them. I feel a little sad sometimes because I still like some of the people I used to support; but, as a matter of conscience, I cannot no longer support the Democratic Party. Sadly, it seems these days that all Democrats feel they must be a homogenous group and no one can think for himself.

      When a Democrat disagrees with someone of another party, so very often they attack with: “I hope you die in much pain, I hope your children die being horribly murdered, etc” Instead of presenting a good logical explanation as to why they disagree and why their point of view is right.

      Sad to say, they do lack class. Actually, Jackie was the one with the class.

      • TheOriginalDaveH

        The Democrats were the Party of Freedom through much of the 19th century, but then in the late 1800s, the Progressive bug bit both parties, and it’s been downhill ever since. Government was spending 5% of the GDP in 1900. Now they spend 40% of the GDP. Do we really need 8 times the Government they had in 1900? I think not.
        “To say governments were formed to protect the rights of men would be historically incorrect. Almost all governments were formed by ruthless men exerting their will over others through the use of force. Some governments, over time, evolved toward the rule of law, perhaps only because their rulers saw that this would sanction their own continued enjoyment of the wealth that they possessed. In some instances, this evolution involved one or more “revolutions” in which those who were governed were able to better establish the rule of law” — Clifford Thies.

        Think about that, Folks. How much power do we really have over those who claim to represent us? They hand-pick the candidates, and then we get to vote (most of us uninformed at that) for them. Big Whoop. We need to shrink Government dramatically, and then keep most of what is necessary at the Local Level where we can actually participate in the selection process as well as the voting.

        For Free Markets, Limited Government, Personal Responsibility, Individual Freedom, and the PEACE that comes naturally with those — Study Libertarianism and vote Libertarian!

    • Robert Messmer

      Unfortunately there is sickness to go around.

    • Robert Messmer

      Unfortunately there is sickness to go around.

  • JanelleHumbert

    Whoever Allan Brauer is……..he should be tarred, feathered and run out of town. Sorry excuse for a human.

  • Mixedbabies123

    I hope he can never get a job or a vote for the rest of his sorry life. The only reason why he apologized was because he thought a conservative was fair game. Backlash, ooooooo he is sorry now?

    • liz

      Your logic sounds about right, that is what progressive liberals do, think he will eventually say he was misquoted?

      • Robert Messmer

        Oh I mis-tweeted! That is what they all say when caught in a lie–no, I didn’t lie I simply mis-spoke. On one occasion Hillary “What difference does it make?” Clinton said that she uses so many words every day that she can’t keep track of them all. WTF???

  • Guest2

    Why are the lowest of the low, Democrats?

  • Harriet Nelson

    Those wacky Dem’s just show their ability to defend an issue with class and the ability to stay on task.. Keep it Pithy.

  • Bill

    This is a good case for liberals not being able to own guns

    • Remove Him now!

      It’s A shame liberals have taken over the Democratic Party and the Rino’s have taken over the Republican Party. We all had differences but sensible ideas have prevailed. Together we defeated Communism, not elected one.

  • Seeker1212

    This shouldn’t come as a surprise, this is an example of the crudeness of the Liberal Left against anyone that opposes their agenda:, they resort to personal attacks and the demonization of anyone’s position.

    • liz

      Absolutely !! We see it time and time again,

  • Alan

    This is not in the least surprising. The party of “tolerance” is always unwilling to show any in return. How sad that Mr. Brauer is filled with such hatred toward another human being’s elation at a principled stand.

  • The Snarf

    He actually got some backlash for his comments, rather than someone publishing her address and a map to her home, like their usual M.O.?

  • DigitheadRex

    Was that his audition for a journalists position at MSNBC?

  • JimH

    California Democrat Party spokesman Tenoch Flores later issued a statement saying “essentially the biggest problem with attacks like Brauers is it lets people like Cruz off the hook.”
    The great thing with statements like Brauers is, it shows the true nature of the people he is like, for the world to see.
    If you can’t refute an issue with facts or the truth the Brauers of the world attack the children of their opponents.( how brave)(not)

    After he caught flack he apologized. If others would have got on the bandwagon with him, he would have just gotten nastier. (nothing like a sincere apology)
    Your true colors are coming through, Allan and Tenoch.

  • fretzist1

    Its difficult for these Democrats to “keep anything classy” because very few of them have ever had a recent classy democrat to emulate. These Democratic Socialists, which is what they were called back in E. Germany, have so focused their hateful hyperbole on anyone who disagrees with their leftist liberalism, that “classy” is no longer even a consideration. You can see it in their so-called apology above-“the problem with this kind of rhetoric is it lets Fringe characters like Ted Cruz, off the Hook.” This is no apology, because there is no real remorse for anyone who stands in their way. These Liberal democrats are the true “fringe characters,” accusing the opposition of exactly what they themselves are guilty of- the standard hypocrisy that passes for “classy” in the politically and spiritually corrupt halls of American power.

  • StinkBomb Jones

    But, Rush Limbaugh calls Fluke a slut in a tongue-in-cheek manner to make a point & he is roasted over the coals…the double standard is frightening!!!

    BTW, she was a slut,…a govt. slut!!

  • StinkBomb Jones

    It all goes back to the elitist/progressive/Lib Saul Alinsky mindset that says, “since we are right, & know better than you what is right for you, we can do whatever we want, or say whatever we want to get it done” & “Since we are right, there is no need for a true debate”

  • Vis Fac

    California Democratic Party spokesman Tenoch Flores later issued a statement saying, essentially, that the biggest problem with attacks like Brauer’s is that it lets people like Cruz “off the hook.”

    “The problem with this kind of rhetoric is that it lets fringe characters—those who are actively trying to shut down the government—like Ted Cruz, off the hook. It’s never acceptable to wish physical harm against political opponents, regardless of how objectionable their policy priorities are.”

    Keep it classy, Democrats.
    That’s Rich First off DUMBOCRITES had to have an iota of class in the first place which we all know is not the case. Class is not sentencing millions of babies to pailful deaths via Government sanctioned murder through Planned Parenthood. Class is not parading victims of tragedies to garner support for your inane gun control agenda. Class is not spying on the American People, Usurpation of our constitutional rights and not honoring your promises of transparency. Class is not hiding behind executive privilege Class is telling the truth.
    Liberals have no class
    Libertas inaestimabilis res est

    • CommonSense4America

      I hate to disagree with you, but you are completely, absolutly wrong. The Dems have an abundance of class,,,,unfortunatly,,,,it’s all low.

      • Vis Fac

        I wouldn’t stoop so low to say so. Liberals are classless amoral parasitic leeches lacking respect and common decency. They are the first to employ pejoratives and assign labels to those who do not agree with their liberal one dimensional idiot-ology. They feel superior to all others they are the only ones that have the right to dictate how others should live. To me that is utter classlessness!!!

        Libertas inaestimabilis res est

    • Robert Messmer

      She even got the apology wrong. The physical harm was not wished against political opponents—the physical harm was wished against the opponents kids.

  • ABBE

    Leave it to the Damedocrap Libtards to lower standards when they do not have a cogent answer to someone sane.. Oh well their swine so they love the mud.

  • ABBE

    He’d probably like it and beg for more!

  • tesmith47
    • Robert Messmer

      tesmith47 How is she still in the Democratic party? Government in spite of the people. You go, Jackie Speier!!!! I can not see the leadership putting up with her for long since she obviously doesn’t drink the kool aid.

    • TheOriginalDaveH

      Well, she is half-right. The Gang is over-paid. But that has nothing to do with whether the Government has the right to give other peoples’ money away.

  • 2egypt

    Maybe Allan Bauer will get what he wished on Armanda Carpenter’s kids to his own kids…then he can go back to hell…

    • pbsambo

      No harm to his kids but he can go to hell ASAP!

    • Robert Messmer

      Why blame the kids? They haven’t done anything wrong-yet.

      • Quester55

        A Thorn Bush Can Not produce Dull pricks, It’s Not in their Nature!
        Weep for the Children, Show Them Pity, it’s Not in Our control to influence these Children, of the Corrupted Parents & Political Misfits of a Demonic Controlled Democratic form of communistic Government!

  • Earl Stoffel

    And they say Republicans are hate filled people. Allan Brauer should be fired immediately.

    • pbsambo

      Should be fire at once!

      • Quester55

        almost got it correct, It should read; Should be fired ON at once!

        • pbsambo

          Thank you for correcting me, but if i didn’t omit “ON” you never comment about my post. Once again thank you.

          • Quester55

            I Stand Corrected!

    • Quester55

      or Burned as a Witch!! Then Fired!

  • liz

    Just goes to show you how the O’Bama minions are ignorant, have no scruples, and have no class. This should indicate what Conservatives are up against.

  • Falino

    How would have the democrats reacted if a Republican operative said that about a democrats children? Would there have been outrage? Would the democrats made the statement an indictment on conservatism? Would the statement made the news, even nationally?
    Conservatives have to stop being complacent at times like this as the libs never would; and in either case the outrage would be justified.
    Allen Bauer should be held accountable and so should any democrat operative that tries to shield him. He isn’t any democrat, he’s their COMMUNICATION directer!

    • Robert Messmer

      You would think that he would be aware of the consequences of improper communications.

  • wandamurline

    If a conservative had made those remarks to Harry Reid’s helper, he would have had the DOJ investigating them. Is everyone here as sick of this bunch of progressive liberal anti-American socialists Marxists Muslim sympathizers as I am? It is time for real change and we need to make that change in 2014…get the votes to repeal this overreach Obamacare and file impeachment and treason charges against a bunch of these traitors in Washington and Obama is not the only one.

    • Quester55

      That is the trouble with it all, Your all to stupid to ACT NOW!! Screw The Invalid Voting Booth, It’s time to gather your Hoes & Pitch-forks & Clear out the White house Trash NOW!! Before that Muslim FOOL has time to set up ” Martial Law ” as a way to do away with the Vote!

      • TheOriginalDaveH

        They would love an excuse to unleash the Drones on US citizens (actually they already have). With almost half the population still brain-dead, how do you think there would be any kind of good outcome from violence?

        First we must educate. Then we can take over relatively peacefully, or at least secede from the unholy Union.

        • Quester55

          I can see that Sarcasm is wasted on you!,

          The best thing that can be done to see Obama Destroy this Country any Further, Is to do as You All are Currently doing, NOTHING!!, Just Belly-Aching about what Should have been & What is Right or Wrong. All the While, OBAMA’S Power Mad Dash to the End, Goes Unhindered in any way!

          • TheOriginalDaveH

            How am I supposed to know the intent of your comment, Quester?

          • Quester55

            Do as I do, Live Long, And Study what the News doesn’t report!
            Our corrupt Government and their Controlled Free-press Spreads the Propaganda that all independent News services are nothing but lying & distorting Pieces of trash, not worthy of real news. And the average adult Sheeple swallow the Propaganda, hook – Line & Sinker !
            Yet it’s these no name press outlets, that seem to have the real news, our Government is trying so hard to cover up!the Whole Da??ed World is laughing at us ! They can see what’s Happening to us, Simply because They have gone threw the Very same thing, Themselves, Only thing missing is Any Real Attempt by US to Fight Back!!

  • TheOriginalDaveH

    Well, at least Allan was honest. The rest of them will be telling us how peaceful and Freedom-Loving they are while they’re loading us in the boxcars.

  • Robbie

    Too bad – but expected – how you didn’t bother to give the context to these remarks. This would make a typical FOX “News” report.