This seems to have become a problematic meme for DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Her party’s second-most visible candidate, Bernie Sanders, describes himself as a “democratic socialist” — a hot-button term from which many mainstream Democrats seek to distance themselves.
Asked this week by MSNBC’s Chris Matthews to describe if there is any difference, Wasserman Schultz was unable to explain it, instead focusing on the obvious distinctions between her party and the Republicans.
NBC’s Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd pressed the DNC chairwoman with that same exact question on Sunday morning, and she once again failed to explain the difference.
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