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AOC Gets EMBARRASSING Polling News in New York

Is liberalism killing the liberals themselves? New polling data suggests that it’s possible.

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Perhaps this is just a side effect of pervasive progressivism, but the left side of American politics is always looking for that shiny, new thing.

Sure, the idea that you should never ever stop changing in order to improve the world sounds industrious and studious.  In reality, however, there are limits that we must face honestly, and there are certain aspects of the world at large that maybe don’t needs all that change.

That may be a philosophical/political argument for another day, but it serves to prove a point of liberalism; it is always at odds with itself.  When nothing is good enough, and change is the only constant, you can never win.  You can only run.  And run, and run, and run.

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This has led the left to turn away from conventional wisdom when it comes to electing public servants as well, with a slew of nontraditional Congresspersons making their way to Capitol Hill after the 2018 midterm elections.

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And while nontraditional can help us to expand our political horizons, nontraditional can also mean inexperienced.  As in; these democrats have no political experience whatsoever, so they are nontraditional Congresspersons now.

New York looks to be coming to a similar conclusion in recent weeks on the subject of freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

President Trump is more popular than Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio in the deep blue state of New York.

Buried in a Siena College poll is the fascinating news that Trump earns 36 percent support in one of the most left-wing state in the country; which is not terribly surprising or terribly high, but it is higher than  two of the state’s most famous far-left Democrats.

Ocasio-Crazy’s state-wide approval rating currently sits at a terrible 31 percent, while de Blasio does only a little better at 34 percent.

The bartender-turned-congresswoman has been at the center of much of Capitol Hill’s recent humor, having become the butt of several jokes online often for her youth and alleged lack of intelligence.

 

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Joe Scarborough Says Americans See Trump As ‘Either An Agent Of Russia’ Or A ‘Useful Idiot’

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Host of MSNBC’s “The Morning Joe,” Joe Scarborough, said that he personally thinks that President Trump going on a visit to Russia might be disastrous for him, reinforcing the view that “a lot” of Americans hold, namely that Trump is some sort of Russian asset. Trump spoke with the media on Friday last week where he stated that he was considering attending Russia’s Victory Day, a holiday designed to celebrate the country’s 1945 victory over Nazi Germany. Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush have both attended the event during their time in office. Here’s more from The Washington Examiner: “I’m not saying Donald Trump should go to Russia. I think, though, at some point, the United States needs to recognize, in a very public way, the remarkable sacrifice the Russian people made in the defeat of Hitler, along with all of our other allies,” Scarborough said Monday on his show. “But I’m just wondering whether Donald Trump can actually be that president,” he continued. “Because of everything that’s preceded it. The fact that there are a lot of people in America who believe that Donald Trump is either an agent of Russia or at least a useful idiot.” “He is doing the very thing that Vladimir Putin would want a western leader to do more than anything else, and that is to undermine NATO. He could not be doing Putin’s bidding more effectively if he were an active agent of Vladimir Putin and the KGB,” the host said last year about the president. Although Trump said he was considering the trip to Russia, he also said that going might conflict with campaign season. “It’s a very big deal, celebrating the end of the war. I appreciate the invitation, it’s right in the middle of the political season,” said…

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Ilhan Omar Bids ‘Good Riddance’ GOP Rep. Peter King; Calls Him ‘Islamophobe’

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Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, who has become notorious over the last year for the many, many anti-Semitic statements she’s made about Jews and Israel, bid a very not fond farewell to GOP Rep. Peter King, who stated he would not be seeking re-election next November. King, who is 75-years-old, stated he would not be seeking a 15th term in Congress on Monday morning. Omar wasted no time in saying “good riddance.” Here’s more from The Washington Examiner: “Peter King is an Islamophobe who held McCarthyite hearings targeting American Muslims, said ‘there are too many mosques in this country’ and blamed Eric Garner for his own death at the hands of police,” the Minnesota freshman congresswoman tweeted. “Good riddance.” https://twitter.com/IlhanMN/status/1193925337379463169 As Omar referenced, King said that there “too many mosques in this country” in a 2007 interview with Politico. He then explained his statement saying, “I think there has been a lack of full cooperation from too many people in the Muslim community.” King later hit back at Politico’s framing of his remarks claiming, “The quote was taken entirely out of context by Politico. My position in this interview, as it has been for many years, is that too many mosques in this country do not cooperate with law enforcement. Unfortunately, Politico was incapable of making this distinction.” Not every Democrat shares Omar’s hatred for King. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer praised King, calling him “principled” and stated he would “miss him in Congress.” https://twitter.com/SenSchumer/status/1193873613746778114 King, in a statement released on Monday, said, “The prime reason for my decision was that after 28 years of spending 4 days a week in Washington, D.C., it is time to end the weekly commute and be home in Seaford.”

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