Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is featured in a campaign ad for Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA), burnishing his leftist credentials and invoking the Marxist political organization Black Lives Matter and the radical Green New Deal.
The Boston Globe, which endorsed Markey this week, reports that AOC is a “star” in the ad to be aired on television:
Ocasio-Cortez, who endorsed Markey in his reelection fight against Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III in September, narrates the entire 30-second spot, describing the 74-year-old Markey as the progressive “champion” that America needs to solve the problems of “systemic injustice and inequality.” As she speaks, images of Black Lives Matter protests and scenes from the coronavirus pandemic flash on the screen.
Ocasio-Cortez notes that Markey was an original cosponsor of Medicare for All and wrote the Green New Deal with her, which has become the signature legislative issue for both lawmakers.
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