Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Getting Praise From Far Right?
No matter what your political leanings are, freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has made a meteoric rise to elected office.????AOC’s ability to harness the power of social media has even attracted unlikely praise from the far right.????According to Newsweek, President Trump’s former strategist Steve Bannon dubbed Ocasio-Cortez “the number one rock star in American politics”????Bannon who is overseeing right-wing political parties in Europe for upcoming elections in May…????...praised AOC to the Spanish newspaper El Pais, adding that…????...Ocasio-Cortez was a waitress working night shifts a year ago and today is as powerful as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.????While Bannon is diametrically opposed to the Democratic Socialist, he is impressed with her social media prowess, telling the Spanish publication ????“It is true that she does not know much and what she knows is completely wrong, especially in economics.
But she has something that cannot be trained.”????Bannon did add that he wishes the 29-year-old was on the GOP’s side.????When looking ahead to 2020 for his old boss, Bannon told El Pais…????...that he thinks the strongest threat to President Trump’s re-election would be a Kamala Harris-led ticket…????...with fellow Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke as Vice President.????However, Bannon still said of Trump’s campaign “Nobody will get close to beating him.”