This is the new voice of the Democrat Party.
Watch the video…and let that sink in.
Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday knocked a couple key members of her own party, Sens. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) and Bob Menendez (N.J.), saying they don’t represent the “working-class champion.”
She also wrongly identified Menendez as being from Florida before being corrected by her interviewer.
The self-described democratic socialist took aim at Manchin and Menendez during an appearance on the podcast “Pod Save America,” which is hosted by former Obama administration staff members….
Since Ocasio-Cortez defeated incumbent Rep. Joseph Crowley (N.Y.) in the Democratic primary for New York’s 14th Congressional District, she has become a thorn in the paw of some Democrats. House Assistant Minority Leader James Clyburn (D., S.C.) said in an interview that Ocasio-Cortez needs to wait her turn before she thinks about joining the party’s leadership. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D., Mo.) said the media had turned Ocasio-Cortez into “some kind of deity.”….
Some in the Democratic Party fear progressive rising stars in their own party, such as Ocasio-Cortez, are too liberal to allow the party to appeal to independent voters and win general elections across the country. Ocasio-Cortez campaigned on a progressive platform that includes support for the abolishment of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a universal jobs guarantee, and forgiveness of all student debt….