Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Tom Perez speaks at a protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Lafayette Square outside the White House, March 6, 2017. (AP/Andrew Harnik)
Buck the Establishment

The Democratic Party’s Grim Metaphor: Tom Perez

Tom Perez’s lackluster first year as head of the Democratic National Committee provides a metaphoric glimpse into the waning influence of the Democratic Party as a whole.