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This week, Twitter turned its leery eyes toward one of its own in its usual pursuit of political drama. This week’s bombshell came from none other than rabble-rousing New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). In a recently released interview with the Democratic Socialists of America’s magazine, Democratic Left, Ocasio-Cortez shocked ardent socialists, democratic-socialists, and progressives throughout the nation in her defense of the mainstream Democratic Party’s status and future. Like many socialist and progressive citizens, Ocasio-Cortez has constantly questioned the Democratic Party’s commitment to the working class in the past. For the DSA’s first official interview with the current movement’s ideological representative, many expected Ocasio-Cortez to critique the Democratic Party from a left-wing point of view as she has done in the past. Instead, Ocasio-Cortez gave a performance that activists on Twitter have used as evidence of her shift to a class traitor and opportunist playing defense for the Democratic Party.
Throughout the interview with Democratic Left, Ocasio-Cortez was given multiple leading questions that were clearly set up to critique the Democratic Party, who many soc...