Wednesday on FNC’s “The Ingraham Angle,” host Laura Ingraham speculated about the possibility of conservatives teaming up with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on several key issues to defeat the establishment forces in both political parties.
INGRAHAM: First, the tempting of AOC; that’s the focus of tonight’s “Angle.”
Now, shortly after she stunned House Democrats by beating long-time incumbent Queens Congressman Joe Crowley two years ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was being written off by many Republicans as just a flash in the pan – just a far-left progressive who caught an old establishment Democrat off guard. But I saw things differently.
I think it’s a mistake for conservatives not to take her seriously, to brush her off as kind of a flash in the plan or an upstart. She’s as close to a thought leader that the Democratic Party has today and she has a massive social media following. She’s both charismatic