Why comparing Marjorie Taylor Greene to AOC is ridiculous

“Ocasio-Cortez’s alleged “extremism” is her advocacy of a democratic socialist politics common among peer democracies; her signature policy proposal is a top marginal tax rate of 70 percent. Greene is a conspiracy theorist who has called for executing Barack Obama, claimed the Parkland school shooting was staged, and suggested a space laser controlled by wealthy Jews caused the 2018 California wildfires.

One advocates for left-wing policy ideas in good faith; the other spreads absurd, offensive, and even dangerous lies.

The most interesting part about the AOC-MTG comparisons aren’t the similarities between the two but rather the differences. That this is how “extreme” is defined with regard to each congressional delegation reveals that while one party has moved somewhat to the left in recent years, the other has flown completely off the deep end, breaking American politics in the process.

It also shows how poorly equipped some members of the media are to convey this essential fact.”

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC). Is she an idiot? Her inaccuracies, worldview, and mental acuity. SOURCES.

Person: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez FactCheck.org https://www.factcheck.org/person/alexandria-ocasio-cortez/ Confusion at the Border Eugene Kiely, Robert Farley and Lori Robertson July 3 2019 FactCheck.ORG Ocasio-Cortez Gets FDR History Lesson Wrong Eugene Kiely April 2 2019 FactCheck.ORG “Unemployment is low because everyone has two jobs. Unemployment is