Catfight escalates: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hurls race card at Nancy Pelosi

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi must be rueing the day she handed freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez all those prestigious committee assignments, and posed with her and a couple of like-minded coevals for lovey-dovey pictures on the cover of Rolling Stone. Here's what she gets for her trouble, according to the Washington Examiner: "So, again, you got a complaint? You come and talk to me about it," the speaker reportedly told Democrats. "But do not tweet about our members and expect us to think that that is just OK." This is basic party discipline, but Ocasio-Cortez’s takeaway from this closed-door meeting was not, “be a team player and expect a ruckus if you besmirch your fellow Democrats in public.” Rather, the message that the freshman congresswoman came away with is this: Nancy Pelosi is a racist. “When these comments first started, I kind of thought that she was keeping the progressive flank at more of an...(Read Full Post)
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