Joe Lieberman, the former Democratic senator, appealed to voters in New York’s 14th Congressional District on Tuesday to vote in November for top Democrat Joe Crowley and not the Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
In a scorching article for the Wall Street Journal, Lieberman, who’s now an Independent, criticized Ocasio-Cortez’s agenda as “more Socialist than Democratic” and said her presence in Congress will “make it harder for Congress to stop fighting and start fixing problems.”
“Thanks to a small percentage of primary votes, all of the people of New York’s 14th Congressional District stand to lose a very effective representative in Washington,” he wrote.
“Ms. Ocasio-Cortez is a proud member of the Democratic Socialists of America, whose platform, like hers, is more Socialist than Democratic. Her dreams of new federal spending would bankrupt the country or require very large tax increases, including on the working class,” he continued. “Her approach foresees government ownership of many private companies, which would decimate the economy and put millions out of work.”
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Joe Lieberman has no place in today’s political world. He’s a mentsch, a moderate and doesn’t pander to the screaming mobs. Too bad – we could use more like him.
Even though she’s stupid she may win because she’s giving away free stuff
People love underdogs.
She wins will make the DemocRATS look like real rats. Trump 2020.