Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Quotes 'Watchmen' on Twitter

Elias Hubbard
January 12, 2019

Meanwhile, Politico ran an article today claiming "Exasperated Democrats try to rein in Ocasio-Cortez", for which AOC had yet another flawless response, not just shutting down the sentiment but also solidifying her nerd cred for the foreseeable future.

Lieberman went on Fox Business of all networks to tell host Neil Cavuto that he hopes she's not the future of the Democratic Party.

Former Democratic vice presidential candidate and general curmudgeon Joe Lieberman is a former Senator best known for bucking his party by supporting conservative positions. "And that is because they had to be center-left to win some of those competitive swing districts that they took from Republicans".

She says the fine, first reported by the New York Daily News, has been paid.

AOC unsheathed the quote from a character created by the British anarchist author in response to a Politico piece about older-guard Democrats' frustration with the outspoken new member of their House.

In November, the elected Democrat became the youngest female rep.in Congress in US history.

"She needs to decide: Does she want to be an effective legislator or just continue being a Twitter star?" an anonymous House Democrat said. The 29-year-old's zealous confrontations with more senior lawmakers, which she appears to have dialed back in recent weeks, have drawn the consternation of those concerned about the potential for her to splinter the party.

Some House Democrats have been unhappy with progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's resistance to falling in line with her fellow party members, particularly her threats to support primary challenges against incumbents, Politico reported Friday. "It doesn't have to", Lieberman wrote in The Wall Street Journal.

However, Ocasio-Cortez has seen an explosion in popularity, thanks especially to Facebook and Twitter, neither of which existed when Lieberman ran for vice president in 2000.

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