Sunday, March 10, 2019

Cutting ties to Dem icons: Ocasio-Cortez blasts Reagan, FDR over ‘racist’ policies

I find this very interesting that these new freshman Democrats are trashing iconic Democrats like Ilhan Omartrashing Barack Obama and AOC knocking FDR. 
It's a strategic move to ideologically separate themselves from the Democrat establishment. 

NY Post reports progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal that helped the United States dig out from the Great Depression as “racist policy” that benefited whites over minorities.

“The New Deal was an extremely economically racist policy that drew little red lines around black and brown communities and it invested in white America,” the Democratic socialist said in an interview Saturday evening at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. “It allowed white Americans access to home loans that black Americans didn’t have access to, giving them access to the greatest source of intergenerational wealth.”

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