"...I have been locked out of Democratic town committee meetings out of fear that the rank and file members of the party might hear my message."Following tonight's Senate debate in Hartford with Richard Blumenthal (I'll have more tomorrow) Alpert answered questions. I brought up the Courant piece, as I'm a member of the Milford Democratic Town Committee.
As a Democrat, if this is true I find it reprehensible that any DTC would deny the opportunity for a declared Democratic candidate for national office to speak to their members. Alpert appeared at the Milford DTC recently and was welcomed even by those who are firmly in favor of Richard Blumenthal. Because our party is supposed to be big enough to hear all voices.
Tonight on the 11:00 News on WFSB-3, they mentioned the issue which I brought up. It felt good that one of my questions prompted coverage by the local news. Like I'm a real journalist that brought up a valid question or something!
Alpert answered my question below: