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The Rise of AOC. A standard case of the media’s obsession with sizzle over steak. And saying constructive to the costume!

You’ve virtually positively seen one among the most well-known clothes since that blue quantity Monica Lewinsky wore in the Oval Office as soon as extra in the day. 

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, congresswoman of the 14th District of New York, at the Met Gala, the place $35,000 will get you a ticket. So what elevated place for AOC to positioned on her feelings on her sleeve, or on this case on the as soon as extra of a costume worth higher than your first automobile?

What for? To ship her Democratic socialist message loud and clear: Tax. The. Rich. 

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Of course, this message was broadcast at an elite occasion the place the wealthy folks in attendance had been going to position in writing off their five-figure ticket prices as a donation to charity. 

As Meghan McArdle of the Washington Post rightly parts out, the Met Gala is certainly a tax shelter.

No matter. AOC has all the time been about the ethical side of the message, not the hypocrisy of all of it. 

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But let’s get earlier the sizzle and take a take a have a look at the congresswoman’s report. The subject that factors near the easy query: Has she helped make the lives of these she has served elevated? 

According to a have a look at by the non-partisan Center for Effective Lawmaking, Ocasio-Cortez is one among the least surroundings pleasant lawmakers in all of Congress. On the Democratic aspect, she ranked 230th out of 240 Democrats in the remaining full congressional session, and as in contrast with 18 utterly totally different congressional Democrats from New York state, she ranked remaining. 

Sizzle over steak. If you might need a great deal of Twitter and Instagram followers, that is extra necessary than truly doing what you had been elected to do.