The state party declared on Thursday that Thomas Jefferson’s name will no longer have a spot at its annual dinner fundraiser.
A spokesman for the Connecticut Democrats said it was done because the man who founded the United States as much as anybody offends people. Jefferson’s continued association with the confab goes against the party’s “dedication to diversity and forward-looking vision.” (RELATED: Connecticut Dems Dump Jefferson, Urge Rest Of U.S. To Follow)
Connecticut’s Dems aren’t the only the state blue team ditching Jefferson. Many state-level Democrat outfits throughout the country are renaming the traditionally-titled Jefferson-Jackson Dinners. Both J-men are out of favor among the contemporary left — Jackson, especially.