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Celerity

(44,522 posts)
Fri Feb 1, 2019, 03:41 AM Feb 2019

Billionaire Activist: AOC Is The Centrist, Not Howard Schultz The Beat With Ari Melber MSNBC



New member of Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is having a huge impact on political discourse and the Democratic party, with several potential Presidential candidates reacting to her and criticizing her economic agenda, including Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, who is considering running as an Independent candidate. Venture Capitalist and entrepreneur, Nick Hanauer, tells Ari Melber that Ocasio-Cortez is advocating “for economic policies that benefit the broad majority of citizens” which is in fact more “
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Billionaire Activist: AOC Is The Centrist, Not Howard Schultz The Beat With Ari Melber MSNBC (Original Post) Celerity Feb 2019 OP
If, in the "red" CDs of Pennsylvania, Dems DeminPennswoods Feb 2019 #1
I love the irony pecosbob Feb 2019 #2
That's a lot of attention. (nt) ehrnst Feb 2019 #3
"It is time that we pay people what they are worth and not how little they are desperate enough... Tom Rinaldo Feb 2019 #4
She speaks for me too Bettie Feb 2019 #5
LOL, now I'm laughing too Tom Rinaldo Feb 2019 #6
Spell Check and autocorrect are Bettie Feb 2019 #7

DeminPennswoods

(15,351 posts)
1. If, in the "red" CDs of Pennsylvania, Dems
Fri Feb 1, 2019, 04:27 AM
Feb 2019

ran candidates exactly like AOC, the GOP would hold 0 seats in the Congressional delegation.

pecosbob

(7,625 posts)
2. I love the irony
Fri Feb 1, 2019, 06:22 AM
Feb 2019

Someone actually using real-world labels. In any other universe than this, 90% of DC is conservative. If there was an actual far left they would be calling for nationalization of critical industries and putting the one percent in re-education camps.

Tom Rinaldo

(22,924 posts)
4. "It is time that we pay people what they are worth and not how little they are desperate enough...
Fri Feb 1, 2019, 10:06 AM
Feb 2019

...to accept."

AOC speaks for me. She does framing so well. When she puts it that way, yes she is a centrist representing the true beliefs of a majority of Americans.

Bettie

(16,246 posts)
5. She speaks for me too
Fri Feb 1, 2019, 10:10 AM
Feb 2019

but you made me laugh with a tiny typo...AOL instead of AOC! LOL.

I needed a small laugh today.

Tom Rinaldo

(22,924 posts)
6. LOL, now I'm laughing too
Fri Feb 1, 2019, 10:22 AM
Feb 2019

Someone somewhere should be writing a newspaper column of the best typos of the day. Spell Check has contributed a lot to that genre. I have lost count of how many hilarious mistakes I have made by absentmindedly accepting the first spelling correction it offers me for a word I got wrong, only to find out later that I inserted another word with a completely different meaning instead.

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