“One of the things I’ve learned in the last six years is that democracy is not self-perpetuating,” Obama told a New York audience, according to an excerpt provided to CNN by a committee aide. rice field. “By deconstructing norms, customs and institutions, they are the glue for establishing large-scale, diverse, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural democracies.”
“There’s been an improvement. Do you think that’s enough? No,” said Ellen Kurtz, founder of iVote, a Democratic outside group that helps state candidates’ secretaries, the party prioritizing these contests. talked about the efforts of
In his Thursday speech, Obama applauded the fact that Democrats are devoting a lot of resources to “ground games, door knocks, and direct contact with voters.” It’s about talking to people.”
“That’s where it makes a difference,” he added.
This was Obama’s second fundraiser in recent weeks. The former president also spoke at a fundraiser for the National Democratic Redistricting Commission at his Vineyard in Marthas, Massachusetts, in late August.
Obama also mocked the Republican Party at Thursday’s fundraiser, saying that the GOP “systematically” backed certain “political minorities” to “get more power and seats and stay in power.” “We will do whatever is necessary,” he said.