Many of you long — dare I say, ache — to hear more from Hillary Clinton, and I’d love to scratch your itch. But in this case, sorry — I can only offer her spokesman.
On Sunday, former Hillary mouthpiece Brian Fallon tweeted his support for the Woke Female Fab Four — Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib, Omar, and Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley — on the Twitter.
Brian’s props came in the wake of Nancy Pelosi shrugging off the young faces of the Democratic Party as, essentially, social media novelties.
Speaking to New York Times writer Maureen Dowd Saturday, Nance flung the following:
“All these people have their public whatever and their Twitter world, but they didn’t have any following. They’re four people and that’s how many votes they got.”
“If the Left doesn’t think I’m left enough, so be it. As I say to these people, come to my basement. I have these signs about single-payer from 30 years ago. I understand what they’re saying. But we have a responsibility to get something done, which is different from advocacy. We have to have a solution, not just a Twitter fight.”
Somebody’s puttin’ on some pants!
The remarks didn’t jive with a certain 29-year-old:
“That public ‘whatever’ is called public sentiment. And wielding the power to shift it is how we actually achieve meaningful change in this country.”
That public “whatever” is called public sentiment.
And wielding the power to shift it is how we actually achieve meaningful change in this country. https://t.co/u6JtgwwRsk
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) July 7, 2019
Unfortunately, the “change” she wants is socialism, a system in which the ultimate Big Business — government (which includes Alexandria) — has sole control of all products and means of production.
Some people think she’s goofy to be talking about the needs of the country at all. Like this guy:
— Brooks Little (@Brooks54364995) July 7, 2019
But Brian Fallon thinks AOC is A-OK:
The four House freshmen whom Pelosi dismisses in the Dowd column have done more to define the vision and moral center of today's Democratic party than all of the message bills pushed by the party leadership combined.
— Brian Fallon (@brianefallon) July 7, 2019
He may well be right — which is why, to some readers’ consternation — I continue to write about Alexandria.
She may come across as someone who knows nothing; but in classic pop-culture style, her knowledge isn’t proportionate to her influence.
And her influence — along with her 3 club members — in this case, concerned emergency border funding.
The House’s recently-passed and Pelosi-endorsed $4.5 billion emergency border funding bill was voted against by the young ladies, who issued a statement of their opposition:
"We cannot turn our backs on the abuses taking place on our own soil, executed by our own government."
— Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (@RepRashida) June 22, 2019
The press release referred to the CBP and ICE as “radicalized, criminal agencies,” “destroying families and killing innocent children.”
Given all the above, back to Nancy — I’d say it’s more than likely most of America would respond to her remarks thusly: Trust us; you’re “left enough.”
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