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Default Democratic Socialist Ocasio-Cortez compares her election victory to moon landing

Not quite as arrogant as "this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal", but up there...

Democratic Socialist Ocasio-Cortez compares her election victory to moon landing

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Democratic Socialist darling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday said fellow progressives’ and her election victory – in an overwhelmingly Democratic district – was akin to the 1969 moon landing and the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

“We've done what we thought was impossible,” she told a crowd during an event hosted by an environmental group, the Sunshine Movement, that aims to combat climate change.


“We went to the moon. We electrified the nation. We established civil rights. We enfranchised the country. We dig deep, and we did it. We did it when no one else thought that we could. That's what we did when so many of us won an election this year,” Ocasio-Cortez added.
The amazing thing is that it was far from impossible...

Her Democrat opponent didn't debate and didn't even bother campaigning, so she won her primary by default...And there's no chance a Republican would win in tat district nomatter what...
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It was just an analogy. The point was hard work can do amazing things.

And while it wasn't literally impossible for Ocasio-Cortez to beat Joe Crowley, nobody outside of a few in progressive media took her candidacy seriously until nearly the very end. The guy was a well-liked establishment Democrat in a deep blue district who hadn't seen a primary challenger in a decade.
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A better analogy would be flies attracted to a pile of ****.
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It was just an analogy. The point was hard work can do amazing things.

And while it wasn't literally impossible for Ocasio-Cortez to beat Joe Crowley, nobody outside of a few in progressive media took her candidacy seriously until nearly the very end. The guy was a well-liked establishment Democrat in a deep blue district who hadn't seen a primary challenger in a decade.
It kind of shows us the direction the left want to take us, and that the left itself is taking a radical turn to the far reaches of left wing politics.

Very sad, I hope the experiment fails quickly.
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It was just an analogy. The point was hard work can do amazing things.

And while it wasn't literally impossible for Ocasio-Cortez to beat Joe Crowley, nobody outside of a few in progressive media took her candidacy seriously until nearly the very end. The guy was a well-liked establishment Democrat in a deep blue district who hadn't seen a primary challenger in a decade.
While acknowledging it was analogy, in the hyper partisan world of politics today, of which Ms. Ocasio-Cortez is a full blown participant, to make such a statement can be describe as a number of things, such as 'alternative reality' and a few involving some rather vulgar terms.

If the POTUS is fair game, then so is any newbie to the game.
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Not quite as arrogant as "this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal", but up there...

Democratic Socialist Ocasio-Cortez compares her election victory to moon landing

The amazing thing is that it was far from impossible...

Her Democrat opponent didn't debate and didn't even bother campaigning, so she won her primary by default...And there's no chance a Republican would win in tat district nomatter what...
Fox and other conservative outlets could end up doing for her what CNN,ABC,CBS,NBC and other liberal news outlets unintentionally did for Trump.They tried to demonized Trump and boost his publicity to win the primary election so he can get curb stomped in the general election by Clinton. It backfired and Trump won the election. Negative publicity is sometimes better than no publicity.
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Fox and other conservative outlets could end up doing for her what CNN,ABC,CBS,NBC and other liberal news outlets unintentionally did for Trump.They tried to demonized Trump and boost his publicity to win the primary election so he can get curb stomped in the general election by Clinton. It backfired and Trump won the election. Negative publicity is sometimes better than no publicity.
True, but the atmosphere that got Trump elected was for government to get out of the way...AOC is the exact opposite...
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Fox and other conservative outlets could end up doing for her what CNN,ABC,CBS,NBC and other liberal news outlets unintentionally did for Trump.They tried to demonized Trump and boost his publicity to win the primary election so he can get curb stomped in the general election by Clinton. It backfired and Trump won the election. Negative publicity is sometimes better than no publicity.
Trump defeated 16 other candidates in the primary while the media scoffed at him as an embarrassment with no chance. Ocasio Castro won her primary thanks largely to the indifference of her opponent. Trump was given no chance at winning the Presidency while Ocasio Castro was immediately elevated to the future of the Democrat party.

It's true that sometimes adverse publicity is better than no publicity but only if the candidate knows how to leverage it to their advantage which Trump clearly did in the 2016 election. Look for the Resistance media to severely restrict reporting on Trump including criticism and fake news stories out of "fairness" to the annointed Democrat.
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Two comments regarding the title of this thread:

I can see her connection to the lunar landing because she is certainly loony.

The term "democratic socialism" is an oxy-moron. Socialism being a confiscatory ideology cannot be democratic. By its' very nature it must be the antithesis of democratic.
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The term "democratic socialism" is an oxy-moron. Socialism being a confiscatory ideology cannot be democratic. By its' very nature it must be the antithesis of democratic.
Wholeheartedly agree...The term "democratic" is used to curtail the fact they still want government control of property, success,and wealth...
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