Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Democrats "have compromised too much"
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New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, recently sat down with Anderson Cooper for an interview airing Sunday on “60 Minutes.” See the full interview at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
ANDERSON COOPER: You’re willing to compromise?
ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ: Yeah, absolutely. Absolutely.
It’s just about what we choose to compromise.
My personal opinion, and I know that my district and my community feels this way as well, is that we as a party have compromised too much, and we’ve lost too much of who we’re supposed to be and who we are.
January 6, 2019 at 3:08 PM #9150djean111Participant
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doing exactly what the Third Way and their donors want them to do. Same thing for “bipartisanship”. They always move things more to the right. Always.
January 6, 2019 at 3:17 PM #9156Ohio BarbarianModerator
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I bet the Vichy Dems are upset that she said this much.
It is better to vote for what you want and not get it than to vote for what you don't want and get it.--Eugene Debs
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January 6, 2019 at 3:23 PM #9159
January 6, 2019 at 3:16 PM #9155game meatParticipant
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They show up at the negotiating table already compromised and then compromise from there. I remember shillary’s tax plan proposed raising taxes in the highest bracket by 2 or 3%, or something like that. lol. Where do you even go from there? Meanwhile, repubs always start out with these crazy wingnut positions and end up getting most of what they want. Corpodems don’t even try for the most part, but that’s a feature not a bug.
January 6, 2019 at 3:20 PM #9158Cold Mountain TrailParticipant
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AOC is suddenly getting favorable coverage – in the dancing controversy as well
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