Bradley K. Shurman
2018-07-07 13:36:30 UTC
National Committee Chairman Tom Perez calling New York
Congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez the "future of
Watters said Ocasio-Cortez, an admitted socialist, only
represents an "extreme" faction of far-left voters in the South
Bronx and that her candidacy is not indicative of the feelings
of the country writ large.
"If the future of the Democratic Party is socialism, then the
Democratic Party has no future," he said, adding that she should
sit down with a hard-news journalist like Fox News' Bret Baier
to answer the "tough questions" about her platform.
Watters said Ocasio-Cortez has a lot of plans for new government
expenditures and entitlements but no specifics on how to pay for
Richard Fowler said Ocasio-Cortez fits her district, and that
Democrats are not in trouble because they know candidates like
her may not work in other parts of the country.
He said that Republicans have the same problem in the opposite
extreme, calling Virginia U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stewart (R-
Occoquan) an "alt-righter" and accusing him of "pal[ling] around
Stewart, the chairman of Prince William County, has campaigned
on fiscal conservatism and preservation of Confederate monuments
in his bid to unseat Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.).
Kimberly Guilfoyle said that some on the left engage in
unnecessary and dangerous "theatrics," pointing to a Congolese
immigrant who climbed the Statue of Liberty's pedestal on