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MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski called out Democrats Thursday, saying she hopes they will "get a leader some day."

Brzezinski and Time Editor Nancy Gibbs were discussing the fact that most of the candidates running to become the next chair of the Democratic National Committee didn't even attend the nationwide left-wing Women's March the day after President Donald Trump was inaugurated.

"Just give me three names. Who are the leaders that emerged out of these marches?" Brzezinski asked on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."

Gibbs noted that five out of the six people currently running for DNC chair weren't even at the marches that were held Saturday in cities across the country.

"They were out of town at a fundraiser," she said.

Idaho Democratic Party Executive Director Sally Boynton Brown, New Hampshire Democratic Party Chairman Ray Buckley, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Jaime Harrison and former Obama Labor Secretary Thomas Perez are all in the running to head the DNC, according to Prospect.org. Only Buttigieg attended any of the Women's Marches, the Washington Free Beacon reported.

Brzezinski was stunned by the candidates' absence.

"Wow, at a fundraiser," the morning show co-host groaned. "I just hit this against my head three times," Brzezinski said, holding up a newspaper.

Moments later, Brzezinski ended the segment by saying that she hopes the Democrats "get a leader someday."

Since their stunning Nov. 8 upset, Democrats have been in disarray trying to figure out the direction their party should take. Some congressional and senate Democrats have advocated for new, younger leadership, but members of the establishment have refused to step down, even amid accusations that they have fallen out of touch with the average voter.

(H/T: Need to Know Network)

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