That didn’t go far enough for fellow Democrats who called on her to rebuke the demonstration.
“It’s very disappointing and uncalled for. If Rep. Abrams does not rebuke what happened, she will lose a lot of support,” said state Rep. Scott Holcomb, who is neutral in the race. “This isn’t how Democrats want this primary race to be conducted.”
Evans joins the ranks of other Democrats who have been booed or heckled at Netroots events: Nancy Pelosi was booed and heckled in 2013, Black Lives Matter protesters interrupted Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley’s speech in 2015.
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Netroots of the democratic party: bigoted, intolerant, impolite, immature, ugly, thuggish, incoherent.
If this is what being a democrat looks like, Georgians will say “thanks but no thanks.”