The media likes to pretend that it’s moderate. So of course it’s giddily cheering Rep. Joe Crowley’s loss to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a socialist community organizer and DSA member. The media is spinning this as an affirmation of socialism.
I’m sure the voters liked Cortez’s promises of free stuff for everybody, but politics, especially in big urban cities, is often ethnically tribal. The simplest explanation is that Crowley’s district had changed ethnicity in a way that made him vulnerable to a Hispanic challenger.
When your district is 46% Hispanic, 24% white and 10.9% white, you don’t need Karl Marx to explain why Cortez beat Crowley. And the media is dishonest for pretending otherwise.
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