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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., stated on Monday that the Democratic Party is a “center or center-conservative” party and how there currently isn’t a “left” party in the United States.

Speaking at an event commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Ocasio-Cortez knocked her own party for not being progressive enough.

“We don’t have a left party in the United States. The Democratic Party is not a left party,” the freshman congresswoman began, which sparked applause from the audience. “The Democratic Party is a center or a center-conservative party.”

She continued, “We can’t even get a floor vote on Medicare-for-all — not even a floor voted that gets voted down. We can’t even get a vote on it. So this is not a left party. There are left members inside the Democratic Party that are working to try to make that shift happen.”

The Democratic “Squad” member also compared Monday’s gun rights protest in Richmond, Va., to the protests that followed the deaths of Freddie Gray and Eric Garner and questioned what she thought was the lack of police presence at the commonwealth’s capital.

“There’s this gun rights protest that’s going on in Richmond … on MLK Day, but here’s the image that has [stuck] with me the most about that is that when we go out and march for the dignity and the recognition of the lives of people like Freddie Gray and Eric Garner,” Ocasio-Cortez explained, “the whole place is surrounded by police in riot gear without a gun in sight. And here are all of these people flying Confederate flags with semiautomatic weapons and there’s almost no police officers at that protest.”

She then asked, “So who or what are our institutions protecting from who? And that image conveys it all, conveys it all.”

According to one Virginia reporter, at least one Confederate flag was seen at the protest that was attended by thousands of pro-Second Amendment advocates.

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15 Comments
  • roger mccalpin says:

    nut

  • Laurie says:

    Dumb as a box of rocks.

  • Kevin says:

    More Lies to get Votes!
    We need to be worried about the feeble minded people in America that believe these lies.
    Hitler went after the Feeble Minded for support, Crooked Democrats follow Hitlers Playbook, as if it were their bible.

    • Kevin says:

      Are you kidding, the Marxist Democrats are a cult.
      Seriously, They take an oath to advance their agenda at all cost, Democrats-have no Morals.
      Only loyal to the Devil and George Soros & Clinton’s.
      Disgusting evil people. Must be eradicated from America before they gain more power.

  • carrie says:

    A.O.C. is an idiot and therefore her opinions do not warrant any response, she cannot even get her facts correct!

  • Loyal Kuhn says:

    I guess if AOC isn’t a little off that means she is a More-On…

  • Adam Selene says:

    I guess she didn’t want us to think she is an idiot, so she opened her mouth and removed any doubt we may have had.

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