Wednesday, August 08 2018

Why Everyone is Laughing at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Today

Written by Steve Straub

During an interview with “Pod Save America” host Jon Lovett, New York Democratic Socialist and “future of the Deocratic party” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was asked for details as to how she would pay for her programs and ideas.

What she said next, basically that she had no idea how to pay for things, is why everyone is laughing at her today:

Lovett prompted the descent into puffery and sound and fury signifying nothing by stating:

We don’t talk about what defense costs; we’re about to hit a trillion dollars in debt because of the corporate tax cuts; yet when we talk about pre-K, healthcare, college, suddenly it’s unrealistic because of the cost.

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