Ocasio-Cortez generating more Twitter interactions than major media outlets


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There is a stark contrast between Ocasio-Cortez's style and freshman congressman Dan Crenshaw's (R-Texas) as both of their names have been in the media several times. Incumbent Democrats are especially concerned about her threat to support primary opponents against party members she feels are too moderate, according to Politico.

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Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff hit back at the Democrats quoted in the Politico piece, comparing them to King George III during the American Revolution, and approvingly quote-tweeting a tweet comparing them to people who opposed civil rights demonstrations in the 1960s. "We cannot get their casework started because we cannot even get laptops in the hands of our district offices because the president has made a decision to hold the paychecks of everyday Americans hostage so that he can fulfill campaign, I don't even want to call it a promise, a campaign fantasy that the vast majority of Americans disapprove of".

"She needs to decide: Does she want to be an effective legislator or just continue being a Twitter star?" an anonymous House Democrat said.

Then along came Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - and her social-media megaphone.

"A bartender from the Bronx has been able to create a litmus test around climate and economic policy for every 2020 Democrat", said Waleed Shahid, who was one of Ocasio-Cortez's early campaign advisers and is now communications director for Justice Democrats, a liberal activist group. "Whenever I make a mistake". "I'm a little confused why she's the thing".