Wingnuts are losing their shit because women in Congress swear and dance. Heavens, it’s shocking. [Virginia Heffernan] www.latimes.com
And not just the right – also, moderate, older Democrats.
I love her. Moderate, older Democrats are destroying the party. Moderate, older Democrats cost the party the two houses of Congress, the judiciary, two thirds of the states, and they’re on their way to losing the courts. If the moderate, older Democrats have their way, the Democratic Party will be a powerless third party, sitting at the kiddie table with the Libertarians and the Greens. Time for change.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: “Maybe instead of Republicans drooling over every minute of footage of me in slow-mo, waiting to chop up word slips that I correct in real-tomd (sic), they actually step up enough to make the argument they want to make: that they don’t believe people deserve a right to healthcare.”
“The right-wing disinfotainment machine is making a big push to shame New York representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for not dressing in rags as befits a person of modest means. The purpose of the smear campaign is to take attention away from the issues Ocasio-Cortez is dedicated to: Medicare for everyone, ending the student debt catastrophe, justice reform, ending global warming.”
There’s a kernel of legitimate criticism here, mixed in with a bushel of conservative straw-man arguments.
This article, and the controversy, are from August. I’m just finding out about it now.