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AOC becoming as thuggish as Trump

Threatening moderate Dems who don’t tow the progressive line with primary challenges. Sound familiar? There are some very common threads between Trump’s rise and AOC.

Not many took Trump seriously in 16 at first, but it quickly became clear that we overestimated the overall political IQ of the GOP base. Downplaying this movement on the left might have the same result.

Bennett had some thoughtful comments on the matter—he is representing Colorado well, as does Hickenlooper. I’m pleased with both of Colorado’s prospective Presidential candidates-the Dems would be smart to follow their path. Unfortunately, the momentum doesn’t seem to be on their side.

Link: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/centrist-democrats-push-back-against-partys-liberal-surge/2019/03/01/a6674430-3c38-11e9-a2cd-307b06d0257b_story.html?utm_term=.ffdc75b96c33

Posted: 03/02/2019 at 08:49AM


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AOC becoming as thuggish as Trump -- Stampy 03/02/2019 08:49AM
  Green new deal scares me -- IdaBuff 03/02/2019 12:45PM
  Couldn't agree more -- Stampy 03/02/2019 1:08PM
  She is just a rookie Congressperson. -- cswilliam 03/02/2019 12:36PM
  My ilk? -- Stampy 03/02/2019 12:54PM
  Yes, Freedom Caucus. At CPAC the right is going nuts -- buffaloaded 03/02/2019 3:09PM
  I am critical of her for a myriad of reasons -- Stampy 03/02/2019 3:31PM
  On this we agree -- Stampy 03/02/2019 10:05PM
  Agreed. ** -- Buffs4Ever 03/02/2019 8:20PM
  You missed his comments about AOC -- 84Buff 03/02/2019 3:51PM
  You lost me ** -- Stampy 03/02/2019 1:38PM
  Have you heard about this bartender? -- buffaloaded 03/02/2019 3:18PM
  She has a degree from Boston University ..... -- Gateway 03/02/2019 2:47PM
  The media and the Left have encouraged her -- CUKev 03/02/2019 11:41AM
  I think Nancy will be good for her -- BarkingDogBuff 03/02/2019 3:06PM
  Yes. Agree. Needs a moderate mentor. ** -- hawg1 03/02/2019 6:56PM
  I agree... ** -- Gateway 03/02/2019 3:27PM