The story behind the comedic and unsuccessful rollout of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal demonstrates a congressional office in utter chaos with no one — or everyone — in charge.
The document appeared on Ocasio-Cortez’s webpage on February 7 and by nightfall had been unceremoniously deleted. This was after a day of mockery and outrage at some of the more unrealistic, even silly proposals the document detailed.
The “explanations” offered by her staff ran the gamut from the document being a “draft” to charges by one of her main advisers that Republicans had planted the document to make her look stupid.
Seriously? After a few weeks in the public eye, it should be obvious that Ocasio-Cortez doesn’t need the GOP to look stupid.
The communications staff has so far not responded to an inquiry about the now-missing blog post.
But on Saturday morning, chief of staff Saikat Chakrabarti tweeted that the FAQ page was indeed posted by the Ocasio-Cortez staff but was done so in error. He called the page “an early draft of a FAQ that was clearly unfinished and that doesn’t represent the GND resolution got published to the website by mistake […]
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