Suicide by litmus test
Rep. Keith Ellison, the No. 2 at the Democratic National Committee, is in trouble for taking a selfie with . . . a Democratic state senator from Washington Heights.
DNC chief Tom Perez brought Ellison in (after beating him for the job) to promote party unity. Ellison had been a big Bernie Sanders booster during last year’s primaries, and so was Sen. Marisol Alcantara.
But local Dems are furious because she’s also one of the eight Independent Democrats who join with Republicans to form the Senate majority.
And never mind that she said she planned to do just that when she ran …