It’s no secret that newly-elected Democrat Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is about as radical as a leftist can get. On Tuesday, she tweeted support for a laundry list of radical ideas, which included reparations, legalized marijuana and student loan cancellation.
She also tweeted support for her so-called “Green New Deal,” a proposal to destroy the U.S. economy for an entire generation of Americans.
“A few social media ideas for public servants looking to build an audience: – Endorse Single-Payer Medicare for All – Hold Wall Street Accountable – Make Min Wage = Living Wage – Cancel Puerto Rican Debt – End For-Profit Prisons & ICE Detention – Fight for a
#GreenNewDeal,” she said on Twitter.
She followed that up with this: “A few more ways to gain traction: – Support a Federal Jobs Guarantee – Bailout Student Debt – Legalize Marijuana & Explore Reparations, Baby Bonds…”
A few more ways to gain traction:
– Support a Federal Jobs Guarantee
– Bailout Student Debt
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) January 2, 2019
The response on Twitter was pretty much what you’d expect. There was a lot of support, but a number of Twitter users took Ocasio-Cortez to task for her irresponsible pie-in-the-sky suggestions.
you are irresponsible.
— Gary Piligian (@GaryPiligian) January 2, 2019
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And don't forget free transportation. Free electricity. How am I supposed to stay cool/warm ?
— vittorio 😏 (@cryptovitto) January 2, 2019
Please don’t give her any more ideas…
Don’t forget free @Tesla automobiles
— Bret Rogers (@BretRogers0923) January 2, 2019
Free Tesla automobiles? Hmmm…
You can’t make this up. Don’t forget to add free recess twice a day
— rm (@rmrm1387) January 2, 2019
One person observed:
One person summarized her tweets perfectly:
“Free stuff and pot.” That pretty much sums it all up. Of course, it’s all on the backs of taxpayers… But that really doesn’t matter to socialists like Ocasio-Cortez or her followers.
One person added:
This has to be a parody account.
— NotVinnyCerrato🙊 (@95hoo) January 2, 2019
Sadly, it’s not. Although we sometimes wish it were.
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Courtesy of Conservative Firing Line
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