Here's a Really Dumb Conservative Meme About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez staged the biggest upset so far in the 2018 election cycle by defeating a 10-term congressman in New York City. Soon after her two-minute biographical campaign video was shared widely

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez staged the biggest upset so far in the 2018 election cycle by defeating a 10-term congressman in New York City. Soon after her two-minute biographical campaign video was shared widely

Ocasio-Cortez, 28, was asked if she would be nicer to Trump after the president complained in a tweet that Crowley wasn't deferential to him.

The Democratic Party's rising socialist icon - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, has been on an intense media junket since her upset primary victory over establishment Democrat Joe Crowley this week - doing her darnedest to project her "girl from the Bronx" working-class image.

NBC NewsWire via Getty Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during an appearance on "Meet the Press".

"I believe that in a modern, moral, and wealthy society, no person in America should be too poor to live", she explained.

"It was an old billiards hall in the Bronx", Ocasio-Cortez said.

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"I'm an educator, I'm an organizer", she continued. "My mom scrubbed toilets so I could live here & I grew up seeing how the zip code one is born in determines much of their opportunity". Democrat Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of NY even became the first person in the Senate to call for the abolishment of ICE, just after Ocasio-Cortez's victory.

First, she was born in and lives in the Bronx.

She said it was "exhausting just running in the Bronx and Queens" and she can't imagine how national candidates do it.

A report from Page Six, a gossip column published by the New York Post, published an account of a former co-worker-who remained anonymous in the story-who says the now-Democratic congressional candidate didn't split tips properly one night in 2017 while she worked at a tequila bar in Manhattan.

In an opinion piece Saturday, the New York Times editorial board called on Nancy Pelosi to resign as House minority leader along with her top two deputies. "She won by outworking long-time Democratic Congressman Joseph Crowley and seems to care more about people than power".

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