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Ocasio-Cortez (aka Occasional-Cortex) steps in it again... Now she has her very own Megathread!

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  1. bill o

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    There's a funny exchange in Rick and Morty...

    BETH: Do you want homeless people to have houses?
    JERRY: Yes.
    BETH: Are you going to build them?
    JERRY: No.
    BETH: Then what good was the "yes?"

    Sandy Cortez is a Jerry.
     
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    I see your point, and it’s a fair one. Except that those thoughts are all curated. They’re not necessarily the truth. They’re propaganda. And like all propaganda, they contain a little bit of truth, a lot of bias, and are intended to stoke a reaction.

    Make no mistake: Trump doesn’t view twitter as a tool to reveal HIS thoughts. He views it as a tool to shape OUR thoughts.
     
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    How’s he doing?
     
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    I’ve never trusted him, no matter what medium he’s used. That goes back many years for me.

    I voted for him for SCOTUS, and so far I’ve gotten it. My standards were very low, so I’m not disappointed.
     
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    Gaslighting 101.
    Same thing AOC, and every pundit, is doing.
     
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    Yes and the harder they dance the more enjoyable it is to watch them. Actually that title and the article is being sarcastic. It concludes that we do like dancing and strong women it just points out that the left thinks and claims we don't.
     
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    Damn. That's freaking brilliant.

    Offer her the ambassadorship and get her out of the House. If Trump really wanted to get rid of her he could go start a war with Venezuela and not tell her beforehand. With any luck the Venezuelans would take her hostage and demand ransom and we could just say "We don't negotiate with terrorists" - and not pay. I'm envisioning an Iranian hostage situation type thing where she's held captive for a few hundred days.
     
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    Payback, with interest, for Clinton sidelining Bill Weld.

    If this is mentioned on this afternoon's Howie Carr Show, well...[wave]
     
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    You are forgetting the obvious thing....after two days they would let her go....she would open her mouth, and the braying would drive her captors nutz
     
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    Or they'd saddle her up and ride her.
     
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    Priceless.

    It's regular old employment law actually. You hire people to do anything you have to buy Workmen's Comp. Insurance with very few exceptions.

    I'll cut her some slack and say this is something easily overlooked for a neophyte political campaigner. Looks like she only missed a month anyway, maybe when she was getting started.
     
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    regardless of her intentions, it'll be called an "oversight".
     
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    should her handlers, financiers and campaign manager, who likely had WAY more experience get the same slack? double standard hypocrites
     
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    She's getting crap from all sides for meeting with him.
     
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    I’m picturing Venezuela paying $5B to get us to take her back.
     
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    Nice! Bucking the Borg Collective...I hate her politics but maybe it'll be a crack in the dam that brings it all down. I believe that AOC has gotten her way for so long that she simply will never take no for an answer...almost Leninesque.
     
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    She's having the time of her life. She has the microphone and the opportunity to show how smart she really is. The USA needs Puerto Rican and Somalian women with attitude to put all those stupid old white men out to pasture. Oh yeah, she's Jewish too don't cha know. Just how many boxes can one human being check?/SARC

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    The democratic party is made up of worker bees who were told they would get their shot if they put the party ahead of themselves and their constituents. Now they are not too happy that someone is not playing by the "rules".

    She knows they didn't hand her the seat so why would she do their bidding?
     
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    I guess Democrats want her to learn how to be quiet now.
     
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    The rookie is going to learn how things really work.
    She's up against people who have two lifetimes of shitty trick experience over her.
     
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    I'm reminded of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    Except Mr. Smith just wanted to make things better...

    AOC will destroy us if she has her way.
     
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    I don't know but I know Clinton and Warren know how to check the boxes.
     
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    Pretty sure that most of those South American countries know how to handle mouthy women.
     
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    I think she's as "Jewish" as Lizzie is Native American.
     
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