Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez

Steven Rattner concurs

Featured image Let’s say that former Obama auto industry czar Steven Rattner concurs with John Hinderaker’s assessment of the state of Alexadria Ocasio-Cortez’s knowledge, if I may use that word in this context (tweet below). I thought Rattner’s concurrence added support of John’s analysis of AOC’s comments from an unlikely source. Amazon’s decision to take its 25,000 jobs and tell New York to shove it — ’twas a famous victory. On Rattner’s »

Civil War on the Left, Ch. 64: No Fudging This

Featured image It’s going to be fun watching the Democrats fight amongst themselves to be the most “progressive” in the next Congress and in the run-up to the 2020 election. Paul has already noted the challenge Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge may present to Nancy Pelosi. But let’s not forget Her Magnificence, Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (who has already being mentioned in the media as a “possible future Speaker of the House”), who has not »

Cortez Watch

Featured image I’m still debating whether Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s Excellent Adventure deserves a regular tracking item here on Power Line, but she’s making a strong bid for it. As everyone used to learn in school, when the Spanish explorer Hernan Cortez arrived to conquer Mexico in 1519, he burned his ships to motivate his troops to fight harder against the Aztecs. (It is more likely that the ships were sunk rather than burned, »