Geez, this is pathetic even by the low standards of this far left crackpot fringe group.
Subject: We apologize
Dear MoveOn member,
Last month, you received an email from MoveOn about Councilman Charles Barron, a candidate for Congress in your district. It was offensive and inflammatory—and we shouldn’t have sent it.
On behalf of the MoveOn staff, I apologize to you and to the Brooklyn community.
The email was all too reminiscent of the kind of attacks that have been used by our opponents to divide progressives over and over again—white folks from African Americans, Jews from non-Jews, recent immigrants from descendants of immigrants, etc.
MoveOn is a community of 7 million of us from every corner of our country. There are MoveOn members of every race, religion, and color. We aspire to bring folks together to fight for racial and economic justice and democracy—with respect for everyone. This email did the opposite.
After the email was sent, we couldn’t undo the harm it had done. But we wanted to do our best to avoid doing any more damage. So we didn’t say anything further about Councilman Barron for the duration of the race, limiting our involvement to communicating the positive reasons that MoveOn members in the district chose to endorse Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries back in April.
We can’t take back our actions. But we can do better going forward to make sure that we are uniting, not dividing, our shared communities.
Again, our sincerest apologies. And if you have any thoughts you’d like to share with us about the email or about how MoveOn can be a constructive force in local races and issues in the future, please don’t hesitate to email me at [x]@moveon.org.
Thank you for all you do.
MoveOn.org Political Action
Maybe now they can apologize to all the Republicans they’ve slandered over the years. Seriously, after 14 years in existence this is the first time they ever got anything right and they’re apologizing?