NY: 28-Year Old Latina Used Accusations of Racism and Sexism to Oust High Ranking Dem

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su_note note_color=”#efe1a7″ text_color=”#00000″ radius=”5”]New York: Democratic US Representative Joel Crowley, who has been in office for almost 20 years, lost the primary in a shocking upset to community organizer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, who is likely to win in the November election. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacked Crowley for being white and male, in a classic Marxist strategy of pitting groups against each other. She won by promising free college, Medicare-for-all, a federal jobs guarantee, opening our prisons and abolishing ICE.  Transferring all the money from those who work to those who don’t work may force more people to wake up.[/su_note]

Ten-term white Democratic congressman Joe Crowley just lost massively to 28-year-old Latina Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York’s 14th District despite outspending her ten to one, having the backing of the establishment and apologizing for being white.

Ocasio-Cortez ran on a platform of abolishing ICE, giving free everything to everyone and opening up our nation’s prisons.

From Vox:

Rep. Joe Crowley, one of the top Democrats in the House of Representatives, lost his New York primary in a shocking upset on Tuesday night to community organizer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Crowley, having fundraised nearly $3 million for the race in New York’s 14th District, fell easily to a first-time candidate with a viral introduction video, a Democratic Socialists of America membership card, and a proudly leftist agenda. She ran on Medicare-for-all, a federal jobs guarantee, and getting tough on Wall Street. The race was called just before 10 pm for Ocasio-Cortez.

For those who closely watch elections, this is the biggest primary upset since then-Majority Leader Eric Cantor was defeated by David Brat in 2014. Brat ran on a campaign of depicting Cantor as a creature of Washington rather than a true representative of the district.

Likewise, Crowley, who has been in Congress since 1999, is the No. 4 Democrat in the House and was widely viewed as an eventual successor to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Though he was a stalwart progressive on nearly every issue, he also had close ties to Wall Street. This made him a formidable fundraiser, something that Ocasio-Cortez turned against Crowley in the primary. She eventually fundraised about $600,000 through small-dollar donors.

The district, which spans parts of the Bronx and Queens, is heavily Democratic, so Ocasio-Cortez is all but guaranteed to be a new member of Congress in November.

Crowley complained that Ocasio-Cortez made the race all about his race.

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Racism is life giving for the anti race campaigner, without racism they wither, no tears to cry, no sympathy to beg, no big mouth to open, poor cry-babies.