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Dem Strategist: ‘Idiots’ Who Voted For Trump ‘Aren’t Listening’

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David Krayden Ottawa Bureau Chief

A Democratic Party communications officer from Tennessee thinks it is a waste of time “reaching out” to Trump voters because “the idiots aren’t listening.”

Mark Brown has a history of dismissing Trump voters and even criticized Vice President Mike Pence for “name-calling,” as the Washington Free Beacon reports.

Brown is also leading the charge to elect Democratic nominee Phil Bredesen to the Senate and unseat incumbent Republican Marsha Blackburn. He has called President Donald Trump a “f***stick” and “Putin’s bitch.”

The party mouthpiece thinks it is a grievous waste of time to talk to Trump voters. “Exactly, f**k ‘reaching out’ to Trump voters. The idiots aren’t listening,” Brown tweeted in 2017. He has also called Trump a “f***ing moron.”

None of this stopped Brown from criticizing Pence for his “name-calling” when the Vice President called Bredesen “too liberal for Tennessee” in a July tweet.

“We need @VoteMarsha in the Senate. If Marsha Blackburn’s opponent wins, Tennessee will have a liberal in the Senate who supports single-payer health care and wants to repeal our tax cuts, which he called ‘crumbs.’ He’s too liberal for Tennessee,” wrote Pence on Twitter earlier this month.

Brown’s editorializing may not be very helpful for the Democrats in a state that Trump carried by 26 points in the 2016 presidential election.

Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Scott Golden said Brown’s comments are nothing new, telling the Free Beacon that the strategist is a “professional Twitter troll” who is only reflecting what the Democrats really feels about Trump and his support base.

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