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No, AOC, they don’t dislike you because you’re a woman — it’s because you’re a socialist

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Why did Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez run for Congress against a liberal Democrat, Joseph Crowley? Well, as she told CNN’s Dana Bash in an hour-long interview (!) last night on CNN, AOC lives in an imaginary world where people have to choose between eating and filling their prescriptions (Has she been to the Bronx? The average woman weighs 191 pounds there.).

Never mind that for the last half-century poor people have gotten their grub on the house (food stamps) and their meds taken care of (Medicaid). She believes her presence in Congress was the crucial difference-maker in these nonexistent people’s lives. Hence her nuking of Crowley, who … would have voted the same way she has voted on everything.

Now AOC apparently has her eye on another fellow Democrat who votes exactly the same way she would on everything: Chuck Schumer. He’s up for reelection next year. Would she run against him in the Democratic primary? Bash asked. AOC laughed heartily, threw out heaps of meaningless words (“I do not look at things and I do not set my course positionally . . . I make decisions based on what I think our people need or what our community needs . . . I really do not attempt to make these kinds of decisions out of a sense of personal ambition”) before wrapping up with, “So yeah, I don’t know, it’s no comment on it.”

Bash had previously........

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