"The real mistake AOC made was opposing Sharice Davids’s campaign in Kansas. She and Sanders lined up behind Brent Welder, a former Sanders staffer, against a gay Native American woman running on a shoestring. One of AOC’s major political talents is that she learns from mistakes and never makes the same one again."
That would be nice but it's really not accurate . . . Remember that team AOC also attacked Rep. Sharice when the Kansas Rep. didn't want to jump on board a doomed immigration bill. Fair play, eventually AOC booted the staffer that picked the fight.
Still, the local mention was nice as progressives contemplate moving forward without the leadership of Senator Bernie Sanders. Read more:
In the realm of ordinary politics in extraordinary times, this story about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is causing no little buzz in and around the Intertoobz. Ever since she backed Nancy Pelosi for the speakership in the newly elected Democratic-majority House of Representatives, I've been telling people that she has natural political chops that it's dangerous to underestimate.