New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's (D.) remark that America was "never that great" on Wednesday continued a pattern of potential 2020 White House candidates offering scathing criticisms of the country they may hope to run one day.
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker (D.) warned at Netroots Nation there was something "savagely wrong" in the country and there was an acceptance of a "normalcy of injustice."
California Sen. Kamala Harris (D.) said at the same conference that the criminal justice system in the United States had failed.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D.) called the criminal justice system racist "front to back" and was called out by various law enforcement officials.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (I.) said there was something "fundamentally immoral and wrong" in the U.S. over its income inequality.
Hillary Clinton, who says her political career is over, castigated the middle of the country that voted for Trump as being unlike the forward-thinking, dynamic voters on the coasts who favored her candidacy.