Conservative Men Are Obsessed With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Science Tells Us Why.

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Again, i am not talking about if or if i do not agree w/ what she is trying to say. I am saying that she does not understand what she is trying to say herself. It is painfully obvious every time she talks. This is why she only does it softball interviews and she cannot even get thru those w/o looking like an idiot.
I'm asking what she said that you found so unacceptable, what did she say that you thought showed a lack of knowledge of economics?
 
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Nope. She goes on tv and says stupid things. If she would stop publicly making a fool of herself people would stop pointing it out. Simple as that.
She gets more attention from the right than any other member of the House, except the Speaker.
Can you provide an example of a stupid thing she said?
 
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Have you hear her speak on economics?

Imo that demonstrates how valuable that BA is not to mention her class ranking.

Kinda scary if you ask me.



It is not her political views that i have an issue w/ in this context. It is how absolutely empty they are and her complete inability to back them up. She just says stuff. Stuff that makes no sence whatsoever to any thinking person.

And what do we get in response when this is challenge...a bunch of rhetoric from the left.... "your obsessed with her" or something about her genitalia or skin pigment. Bullshit. I could care less about any of that. It is the absolutelyridiculous stuff that falls out of her food hole w/ such reckless abandonment and confidence.
Yes, she's an idealist. A less-than-30 socialist. She's one of 435. Most of her stuff will never make it to the table because it won't work.
 
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The Founders did not fight for the same thing they were fighting against.

Cortez is the poster child for what is wrong with public education and universities.

People who are not stupid and are educated do not make stupid and uneducated statements ad nauseam.
What is wrong with public education and universities, in your opinion? What college did you attend and what was your degree(s)?
 
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Well, a quick look at her education seems to spell things out. In high school, AOC was active in competitions involving science and engineering projects, student government including the National Hispanic Institute, attended Boston University on a fellowship--worked as an intern in the immigration office of Ted Kennedy--graduated cum laude from BU with a degree in International Relations and economics.
AOC managed to beat Joe Crowley, a 10 term incumbent by 15% points. (Okay--I'm about to vomit over the words 10-term incumbent!). THAT has got to stop.

So, I'd say Ms. Alex is no one's bimbo.
Intelligence and well schooled are not the same.

My "observations" is that she is bright, articulate, as I mentioned and may well be intelligent too. She has displayed some real world understanding shortfalls which may well be nothing more than age related. Don't take this wrong, I am a big fan of hers. I am just measured and I am not ready to call he intelligent. Frankly, you don't need to be as most folks are not and society gets by in spite of it.
 
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Intelligence and well schooled are not the same.

My "observations" is that she is bright, articulate, as I mentioned and may well be intelligent too. She has displayed some real world understanding shortfalls which may well be nothing more than age related. Don't take this wrong, I am a big fan of hers. I am just measured and I am not ready to call he intelligent. Frankly, you don't need to be as most folks are not and society gets by in spite of it.
I understand. OC is only 29 years old so more than likely she has a lot to learn but I think she's hungry--and hungry people usually have passion and drive. She'll learn and probably thrive or at least I hope she does AND I hope she never loses that fire in her belly.
 
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I understand. OC is only 29 years old so more than likely she has a lot to learn but I think she's hungry--and hungry people usually have passion and drive. She'll learn and probably thrive or at least I hope she does AND I hope she never loses that fire in her belly.
I think she is gonna have a name for a long time on the national stage.
 
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I understand. OC is only 29 years old so more than likely she has a lot to learn but I think she's hungry--and hungry people usually have passion and drive. She'll learn and probably thrive or at least I hope she does AND I hope she never loses that fire in her belly.
She is a force because she is brilliant, and she is competent, she put together an insurgent campaign that knocked off a senior level incumbent.
But so did Ayanna Pressley, and you don't see the sheep attacking her. Because AOC is the real deal, she owns the camera, and she excites people all over the country.
And she is especially effective with Latinx audiences, and that is where the greatest number of potential democratic votes can be found.
And she is only starting, and in her the GOP sees permanent exile from power, which is why they have mobilized all their media allies to attack her at every opportunity.
 
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Yes, she's an idealist. A less-than-30 socialist. She's one of 435. Most of her stuff will never make it to the table because it won't work.
I agree but she is being propped up though she has yet to be intellectually changed.

I am not sure who made this analogy but i thought it fit nicely. Something like...

She is like that 1st round draft pick. Was a big deal in school and looked real good on paper. Gets to camp and does not gel in the locker room, fights w/ the QB and does not take the playbook to bed w/ them. Maybe raw talent will translate well on game day but more often than not people like this fizzle out quickly when on the national stage, surrounded by other stars as bright or brighter.