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Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Really the Democratic Future?

City Journal, by Howard Husock

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 1/11/2019 5:32:34 AM

There is little doubt that Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, representing parts of Queens and the Bronx, is being treated as a leader of a new Democratic swing to the left. Nor is there much doubt that the media-savvy upset winner in New York’s 14th congressional district combines personal charisma with a knack for policy packaging, as with her “Green New Deal.” But before she’s anointed as representative of a political trend, it’s worth looking closely at how many—or how few—votes she received compared with other members of Congress, including moderate Democrats, and what that says about a little-discussed aspect

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: M2, 1/11/2019 5:52:16 AM     (No. 11889321)

Today’s cartoon could not be more perfect.

Do you remember GaryTrudeau depicted George W. Bush as a floating feather? Airhead Alexandria is now going to be depicted as a balloon . Just… Perfect.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bpl40, 1/11/2019 6:33:12 AM     (No. 11889338)

A better question will be ´How many in her district pay income taxes´.? I doubt the number will rise to double digits.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MattMusson, 1/11/2019 6:39:10 AM     (No. 11889342)

AOC wants to built The Wall between the USA and Romania. "We need to keep out all that killer lettuce!"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 1/11/2019 6:55:05 AM     (No. 11889359)

#3 dats a good won!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 1/11/2019 8:58:48 AM     (No. 11889480)

"Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Really the Democratic Future?"

Gee, I hope so. An air-headed dead end.

I´d rather have the dem party be a dead end instead of the Country.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 1/11/2019 10:31:54 AM     (No. 11889595)

#1 I disagree. Labeling AOC with Palin´s name is a real insult to Sarah Palin. She is a class act, and Cortes is an idiot.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: zoidberg, 1/11/2019 11:37:46 AM     (No. 11889688)

Kevin Williamson calls AOC´s Green New Deal the "Green Leap Forward."

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Reply 8 - Posted by: sam1, 1/11/2019 11:46:44 AM     (No. 11889699)

Every so often I check out Democratic Underground to read what the nuts are posting.

I just so happened to read them this morning, and they love, love, love her.. are expecting great things from her including the office of POTUS in the future.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Highlander, 1/11/2019 12:49:27 PM     (No. 11889755)

Democrats have to play the numbers game to stay alive, otherwise, they have nothing of any real substance. It’s all smoke and mirrors with them.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: msjena, 1/11/2019 2:36:16 PM     (No. 11889836)

She must be driving Pelosi and the other Democrat lifers nuts. She is sucking up all of the air around them. She is becoming the face of the Democrat party--to their dismay and the Republicans´ joy.

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