Dangerous Radical Socialist!

Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is regarded as a dangerous socialist by every member of MAGA nation and “moderates” in her own corporately controlled party. These “moderates” include the pragmatic, well-connected Senator from the great bipartisan state of Exxon, “Centrist” Joe Manchin, who also receives a modest annual side income of $500,000 from coal interests he owns. He opposes the $3,500,000,000,000 “soft infrastructure” package approved by the House, expressing concern that people in the future will fret that we spent too much money in 2021 to prevent a climate catastrophe that may never come. He and fellow contrarian Kyrsten Sinema essentially control the Senate, holding all legislation hostage while keeping the majority leader seat warm for the highly principled Mitch McConnell. AOC addressed them succinctly the other day:

As record floods hit the northeast, killing dozens, wildfires ravage the West, drought ravages much of the country and the most powerful hurricane in recent memory smashes a major US city, leaving it without power, Joe Manchin III (Joe Manchin IV runs his bipartisan dad’s business portfolio) writes, in Rupert Murdoch’s own Wall Street Journal, that the $3.5 trillion for Green infrastructure may be just a little too steep for the future to pay off, in case one day there actually is a climate crisis…

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