Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is considered a rising star in the Democrat Party.
She’s also one of socialist Senator Bernie Sanders’ biggest supporters.
But AOC just admitted Democrats were doomed in 2020 with this one shocking statement.
The Democrat establishment couldn’t stomach the thought of Bernie’s nomination.
Not because they don’t agree with his socialist policy views.
But because they feared his open advocacy for them would tank Democrat candidates at the state and federal level.
That’s why the establishment rallied around Biden.
The Monday after Biden’s stunning win in South Carolina, 100 top Democrats, including former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and former candidates Beto O’Rourke, Amy Klobuchar, and Pete Buttigieg all endorsed Biden.
Donors opened up their wallets too, flooding the Biden campaign with over $10 million after his blowout in the First In The South primary.
After hitting the media circuit and gaining free publicity for days, Biden surged 10 points to take an eight point lead over Sanders.
Now Sanders supporters are fighting back.
Sensing the Democrat establishment was poised to prevent Sanders from winning the nomination again at all costs, they are beginning to lash out.
AOC wrote on social media that if Democrats embraced old-school establishment Democrats like Biden, the party would once again lose to Donald Trump.
“To defeat Trump, it is going to take progressive, mass-movement politics that expands the electorate and fights for working-class & marginalized people. Turning back the clock may sound appealing to some, but we must recognize how we got here in the first place,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.
To defeat Trump, it is going to take progressive, mass-movement politics that expands the electorate and fights for working-class & marginalized people.
Turning back the clock may sound appealing to some, but we must recognize how we got here in the first place.
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) March 3, 2020
The Democrat bigwigs may be shooting themselves in the foot by rallying around Biden.
In 2016, party elites rigged the primary to nominate Clinton and enough Sanders supporters stayed home that could’ve potentially swung the election in Trump’s favor.
Democrats are caught between a rock and a hard place.
They know Americans won’t elect an out and out socialist like Sanders.
But if the establishment is once again perceived as rigging the primary election against him, many of his alienated supporters will stay home, suppressing Democrat turnout in the general election.
If that happens, Donald Trump is virtually guaranteed a second term.
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