Great Job, Internet!: Please, Democratic Party, fire all your sticker designers
The Democratic Party has a lot to sort out in the coming months and years, not just how to attempt to retake Congress in 2018 despite overwhelming statistical disadvantages but also, eventually, how to mount a convincing new appeal to a post-Trumpian American electorate. Fierce debates rage internally not just on who to place on the ticket but also who should be leading the party and what their core values should be.
One thing pretty much everyone can agree on? They need a new sticker team. Yesterday the Democratic Party sent out an email survey asking subscribers to vote on a fun new sticker as they head into the mid-term elections, and buddy, they all suck.
The messaging ranges from reactive—using Trump’s signature campaign phrase against him, or merely casting the party as the only alternative to Republicans—to the trite recitation of memes that …