On July 30, 2015, on MSNBC, the DNC Chairwoman could not or would not answer the question "What's the difference between a Democrat and a Socialist?" Please watch the short video below (Wasserman-Schultz's stammering and deflection begin around time marker 0:57):
Rough excerpt from the transcript below the fold:
Matthews: What is the difference between a Democrat and a Socialist?America, are you paying attention? The Democratic Party has slid to the far Left.
Matthews: I used to think there’s a big difference. What do you think it is?
Wasserman-Schultz: Wuh...The difference between...
Matthews: Like Democrat Hillary Clinton and Socialist Bernie Sanders?...Well, what’s the big difference between a Democrat and a Socialist. You’re chairman of the Democratic Party. Tell me the difference between you and a Socialist.
Wasserman-Schultz: (She won’t answer) The relevant debate we will be having over the course of this campaign is what’s the difference between a Democrat and a Republican.