Major election defeat stunned the entire Democratic Party

The Left thought they had months before they’d have to deal with electoral fallout. But their fate has come early.

Now a major election defeat has stunned the entire Democratic Party.

Far-Left Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) lost his primary race on Tuesday to moderate Westchester County executive George Latimer after the party tried to remove him following his decision to become a rabid anti-Semite.

With somewhat more than half of the votes tabulated, the Associated Press declared Latimer the winner, with a 55% to 45% lead.

Bowman, who was charged with pulling a fire alarm in Congress late last year, is the first member of “The Squad” — a group of far-Left lawmakers that includes Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Cori Bush (D-MO), and others — to be removed from Congress.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the primary campaign against Bowman was the most costly House primary in American history, with about $25 million spent on advertising.

Bowman rejected many of the crimes committed during the October 7 massacre, erroneously stating that allegations of mass r*pe and baby beheadings were Israeli “propaganda.”

He also declined to condemn Hamas’ terrorist act, citing his disagreement with the term “unprovoked.”

On his podcast this week, Daily Wire Editor Emeritus Ben Shapiro detailed Bowman’s acceptance of anti-Semitism, claiming that he had become a “full-scale anti-Semite.”

Ironically, many on the Left and Right have cheered Bowman’s defeat.

“Being a little bit to the left is not necessarily a reason to just run against someone — it would be that they are taking positions on issues that actually aren’t helping their constituents,” former New York Gov. David Paterson, a Democrat, told The Post of Bowman’s double-digit loss.

“It’s more ideological than it is service to the people who sent you there.”

Bowman – who was first elected to represent the 16th District in 2020 — is the first member of the “Squad” to lose office following the most expensive congressional primary ever in terms of ad spending.

The former Empire State governor also slammed Bowman’s antics in the run-up to the primary, which included a last-ditch Bronx rally where he jumped up and down on stage and pledged to show the opposition “who the f–k we are.”

“He was too busy running around on stages, cursing and setting off fire alarms and putting out press releases that were completely fallacious,” Paterson scoffed.

“We can put up with people who have divergent points of view and maybe they’re a little bit on the edge, but what we [can’t] put up with is the coded language that really was antisemitism,” he added, referring to Bowman’s controversial stance on the Israel-Hamas war.

“When you do that kind of thing, karma gets you, and you know what they say about karma.”

Former Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) concurred with Paterson’s assessment of Bowman’s loss.

“The anti-American, Jew-hating Squad will be short one radical member in January 2025,” the former gubernatorial candidate said.

“Democrats nationwide have been put on notice. Americans do not support the antisemitic, pro-criminal, high-tax, open border, and anti-business policies championed by the likes of Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Jamaal Bowman,” he added.

“Our nation will be stronger with a Congress no longer disgraced by his presence.”

Stay tuned to the DC Daily Journal.

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