Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley wants more opportunities to debate his fellow Democratic presidential candidates, and he’s not being shy about saying so.
A month before the first Democratic primary debate, O’Malley called the party limiting the number of debates to six “party malpractice.”
Appearing on “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” O’Malley told the audience, “It is party malpractice for the Democratic Party not to be holding our own debates.”
O’Malley then turned his fire on Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
“I think the instinct in the party, at least in the tight echelon, the highest ranks of the party,” O’Malley told Meyers, “was to circle the wagons around the inevitable front-runner and hope that everything will be OK. But it’s a really bad way to go about winning a general election.”