Life is pretty damn good these days for a woman who not long ago was slinging beers in a New York City taco bar but thanks to the media and motivated socialists, has become a modern day Cinderella story.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was a nobody only a year ago but following the bushwhacking of entrenched establishment Democrat Joe Crowley in New York’s 14th congressional district primary became a media sensation and was anointed as the “future” of the Democratic party by many including DNC boss Tom Perez.
AOC went on to win her election and roared into Washington trailing an entourage of sycophantic media types and took the town by storm. Most recently, Ocasio-Cortez launched the blueprint for the socialist transformation of the United States that is the Green New Deal and despite a bumpy rollout amid mockery about farting cows, she has managed to lie her ass off and be propped up by the media again.
To think that it was only late last year when the temperamental 29-year-old with a voice like a trapped squirrel was bitching that she was unable to afford an apartment in D.C. but now has moved into a costly pad that would seem to be a serious contradiction to AOC’s championing of the poor and downtrodden but hey, this is how socialism really works.
The leaders eat like pigs and the rest of the people can eat shit.
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— Free Beacon (@FreeBeacon) February 14, 2019
Via The Washington Free Beacon, “Ocasio-Cortez Living in Luxury Navy Yard Apartment Building”:
After fretting about whether she’d be able to afford rent, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) has moved into a luxury apartment building in the District of Columbia’s Navy Yard neighborhood, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.
Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, got a big raise with her election to Congress, a job that comes with a $174,000 annual salary. She told the New York Times she was concerned about how she would get an apartment before that salary kicked in.
She ended up moving into a luxury apartment building with a wide array of amenities where rent for even a studio apartment exceeds $2,000 a month. The Washington Free Beacon is not disclosing the exact building Ocasio-Cortez lives in due to safety concerns expressed by her office.
Her office pushed back against the notion that it was hypocritical for Ocasio-Cortez, who has made housing affordability one of her top policy concerns, to move into a luxury building. A spokesman pointed out that her office also uses a car with an “internal combustion engine that runs on fossil fuels,” even though she thinks their use should be eliminated.
Many sympathized with Ocasio-Cortez’s stated difficulty with finding an apartment in D.C., where rents have been on the rise in recent years. Affording a second residence in the capital has proven to be a challenge for lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, with some choosing to live together with colleagues or to bunk up in their congressional office as cost-saving measures.
Hypocrisy? But of course it is but the media will once again fly to her defense.