Skip to comments.Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders, in joint rally, say their agenda is now Democratic 'mainstream'
Posted on 07/21/2018 12:50:36 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
When Democratic socialists Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders rallied for a left-wing congressional candidate Friday afternoon in Kansas, they insisted their agenda is "mainstream."
Sanders, the Vermont senator and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate who spent the afternoon campaigning in Wichita for Democratic congressional candidate James Thompson, boasted that ideas once considered to be radical are now part of the mainstream conversation.
With allies like Alexandria and James in the Congress, we are going to pass a Medicare-for-all, single-payer program, Sanders told the crowd. And please understand that this idea of Medicare for all this is not a radical idea.
Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old progressive who surprisingly defeated longtime Rep. Joe Crowley in New Yorks Democratic primary last month, struck a similar tone, as she also called for Medicare for all, free college tuition and a guaranteed living wage for all persons.
They said the people of Kansas dont want those things, Ocasio-Cortez told the crowd. They told me that I would not be welcomed. But you have proven them wrong.
She said the United States should be a nation that allows improved and expanded Medicare for all, where every child should be born with the opportunity to go to college or trade school free of cost and every person in this country is paid a living wage to lead a dignified life.
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mainstream at a CPUSA (or German-American Bund meeting), perhaps
what a phony baloney POS this latina yenta is
It’s hardly “Democratic”.
Way closer to Commie-fascism.
Boy are they in for a rude awakening.
Trump will have no problems in 2020 then. Democrat Party = Fringe
So now they openly recognize that they have been moving left. Just a few years ago, they were insisting that they were the same, and the Right was moving too far to the Right.
For some years now, at least most of a decade, I’ve been saying that there’s nothing left of the old extreme Left that’s extreme to the Left anymore.
And now some Democrats are openly admitting it ... and they think it’s a good thing!
The DNC ARE the people the anti-communists of the past were warning us about. Oddly they’re increasingly the people that the anti-fascist were warning us about as well. And the people that the Bible has been warning us about too? It’s a possibility....
“free college tuition”
$40,000/year, just for you, no problema
$37,000/year, and for you, no problema
The trillion dollar plus student debt? Gone, like magic.
“a guaranteed living wage for all persons”
Many business people struggle, but of course if they only formed a dummy corporation there would be plenty to pay them.
I sort of like free help to mow my lawn, weed my shrub beds, etc.
And can I have a new roof for free too?
The ignorance of youth and the dementia of old age is hardly a wing ticket.
Mainstream - like the Cuyahoga River in 1969.
I know a woman who would like a nice beach house.
The Left is like that marching band in Animal House.
Peoplewith bad intentions directed them to take a hard Left into a dead end alley and now they’re all bunched up at the end, still playing and insisting that it’s everyone back on the street that’s the extreme.
Indeed he did and the evidence that proved him right has been around for 25 years yet the River of Denial still flows swiftly with many willing to grab up his name like a cudgel to beat on somebody using logic and reason to refute their leftist nonsense.
Someone should tell her no one really showed up to vote and she won ,but now she’ll take the US by Storm ,LOL
Unfortunately, Joe looked like a guy who breaks legs for a living. If he looked like JFK, people would have paid closer attention to him!
LOL. Excellent... Brian.
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