The Democratic Party is tearing itself to shreds in 2019, as the progressive youth of the left continue to push back against the old-guard, moderate ideals of the centrist sect.
And it isn’t just about age, either. With South Bend, Indiana Mayor and 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg, these moderate beliefs have arrived in a 37 year-old package that currently sits atop the polls in the all-important state of Iowa.
The rise of Mayor Pete is certainly something to behold, but not everyone on the left is thrilled about it, including freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
“This is a GOP talking point used to dismantle public systems, & it’s sad to see a Dem candidate adopt it,” she wrote on Twitter.
The tweet continued:
This is a GOP talking point used to dismantle public systems, & it’s sad to see a Dem candidate adopt it.
Let’s talk about why Republicans are wrong on this.
Just like rich kids can attend public school, they should be able to attend tuition-free public college.
Here’s why. https://t.co/pWprP0qrhG
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) November 29, 2019
AOC has become the face of the radical left as of late, and has seemingly been steering the entire Democratic Party from her progressive perch – a reality that has drawn criticism of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s leadership as of late.
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