Republicans, the right-wing commentators, and Trump TV have all been throwing everything they have at freshman Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. What they did not expect was a very intelligence, very informed, and very outspoken responses to their propaganda. Every time they try to pound her, she pounds right back.
Amazon just pulled its offer to bring 25,000 new jobs to New York. The problem was that the city had to bribe the mega-corporation with $3 billion, a company owned by the richest man on earth. Ultra-conservative commentator and Donald Trump’s addiction, Laura Ingraham, tweeted about a New York Times Square lit billboard.
She praised Job Creators Network (JCN) for the attack sign:
‘Check out the sign in Times Sq.! Thanks to
There was no way Ocasio-Cortez was going to let that slide. She pointed out that the mega-conservative Mercer family, which owns the parent company of the tabloid The National Enquirer paid for the billboard. The publication is in serious hot water for aiding Donald Trump in illegal activities.
The new representative pointed the readers to her involvement in “fighting dark money & anti-worker policies:”
‘Few things effectively communicate the power we’ve built in fighting dark money & anti-worker policies like billionaire-funded groups blowing tons of cash on wack billboards (this one is funded by the Mercers).’
Ocasio-Cortez, who likes to be called by her initials AOC, noted that the Job Creators Network was founded by the man who started and ran Home Depot, Bernie Marcus. She explained that the network’s funds come primarily from conservative “corporate executives and foundations:”
The New York representative went on to say that billionaires “put up anti-progressive propaganda:”
‘Billionaires paying to put up anti-progressive propaganda in Times Square is like the obscenely rich version of the scene where Michael Scott points to the Bubba Gump and saying “This is it, this is the heart of civilization, right here.”’
Twitter world went wild. Check out some of our favorite responses below:
‘Few things effectively communicate the power we’ve built in fighting dark money & anti-worker policies like billionaire-funded groups blowing tons of cash on wack billboards (this one is funded by the Mercers). (PS fact that it’s in Times Sq tells you this isn’t for/by NYers.)’
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