Here at DC Watchdog, we provide oversight of what politicians and bureaucrats are doing in our nation’s capital. One issue that seems to arise almost every day is political hypocrisy. By way of example, Here’s socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thriving on capitalism by selling t-shirts for outrageously high prices. Is that political hypocrisy?
As reported by Blaze Media, “Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is a self-declared democratic socialist who has been a vocal critic of capitalism. In the past, she has instructed her nearly 11 million Twitter followers to “Resist disaster capitalism.” Last year, AOC called declared capitalism to be “irredeemable.”
“Ocasio-Cortez railed against Amazon constructing a second headquarters in New York City, which was estimated to bring “at least 25,000 to 40,000 good paying jobs and nearly $30 billion dollars in new revenue” into the state. according to New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
“This week, the democratic socialist fully embraced capitalism by peddling $58 shirts that say, “Tax The Rich” on them. The $58 does not include shipping and handling. AOC’s merchandise website indicated that it would cost an additional $9.22 to ship the product to my house, bringing the grand total for the shirt to $67.22. The shop stated that the shirt would ship via the U.S. Postal Service, and “ship in 1-2 weeks + 2 business days in transit.”…
“It turns out that AOC has an entire merchandise shop, where she sells a hoodie promoting the Green New Deal, made from 20% polyester, for a whopping $65…
“Many people considered the Democratic socialist selling products at premium prices to be “hypocritical,” and bashed the Democratic congresswoman for selling such high-priced goods on Twitter.”
For more on this story, visit Blaze Media.
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