Socialist superstar Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doubled-down on her demands for a “living wage” Tuesday, vowing to fight for a drastic increase to the minimum wage and “healthcare for all” living within the United States.
Cortez re-iterated her pledge on social media, vowing to fight for the massive government programs in the months leading up to the 2018 midterm elections; saying “Ocasio2018 fights to achieve living wage & healthcare for ALL. Until then, I am thrilled to work with leaders like @audreygelman to make private changes sooner.”
Ocasio2018 fights to achieve living wage & healthcare for ALL.
Until then, I am thrilled to work with leaders like @audreygelman to make private changes sooner.
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) August 14, 2018
The self-described Democratic socialist made national headlines last month when she stumbled through a series of interviews; describing Israeli settlers as the “occupiers of Palestine” and claiming the “super wealthy” would help pay for the giant entitlement programs.
CORTEZ CONFUSION: Socialist Star Says Trump Tried to ‘BAN ALL MUSLIMS’ From US
Liberal superstar and New York Democratic Socialist candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unloaded on the Trump administration this week, falsely claiming the White House was trying to “ban Muslims” from entering the United States.
Cortez slammed the President on social media Monday, saying his administration’s attempt to “ban Muslims” was based on their worldview “where the expansion of one’s rights must come at the cost of another’s.”
I highly doubt that Sessions and this administration, who fought to ban Muslims from this country, value “religious liberty” at all.
They believe in and prop up a false, zero-sum world where the expansion of one’s rights must come at the cost of another’s.
Vote them out in Nov. https://t.co/7TpDni4mnH
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) July 30, 2018
Cortez found herself in hot water in recent days after the left-wing candidate referred to Israeli settlers as the “occupiers of Palestine” and claimed closing tax “loopholes” would finance a universal healthcare system in the United States.
CLASS WARFARE: Ocasio-Cortez Says American Society Divided by ‘TOP VS DOWN’
Socialist superstar Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged her fellow Democrats to “reframe” their message to American voters this week, saying candidates should no longer view issues as “left and right” but rather “top and down.”
Cortez made the surprising statement during a recent radio interview Monday, blasting West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin for “dropping $2 million” against a progressive challenger who still received 30% of the vote.
“That, to me, tells me that we need to start reframing our issues instead of left and right to top and down and it’s not about, like, oh, you know, ‘I have to whether my message to Republicans.’ There are people that really want to feel like there’s an unapologetic working class champion for them,” said Cortez.
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