Keep in mind, all of the following is coming from a woman who probably thinks Tiger Woods is a rainforest in Singapore.
The Federalist: During Blackout for Human Rights’ fifth annual MLK Now event, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., said the Democratic Party is a “center-conservative” party. She cited the inability of Congress to vote on “Medicare for All” as the sole reason for this claim.
“The Democratic Party is not a left party, the Democratic Party is a center, or center-conservative party,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “We can’t even get a floor vote on ‘Medicare for All,’ not even a floor vote that gets voted down. We can’t even get a vote on it, so this is not a left party. There are left members inside the Democratic Party that are working to try to make that shift happen.
Ocasio-Cortez continued her speech by contrasting the gun rights protest in Richmond, Virginia, with protests against the killings of Freddie Gray and Eric Garner, insinuating police officers are racist because when people protested the death of Freddie Gray and Eric Garner, officers were present in riot gear. During the gun rights protest, however, she said there were almost no police officers.
“Here are all of these people, flying Confederate flags with semi-automatic weapons, and there’s almost no police officers,” Ocasio-Cortez said.read more