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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'can’t afford Washington apartment' before job in Congress starts

Discussion in 'The NF Café' started by Sherlōck, Nov 10, 2018.

  1. Sherlōck High Functioning Sociopath

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    The youngest woman ever elected to congress has been serving drinks and tacos in Manhattan.

    Congresswoman-elect has said she will nor be able to afford an apartment in until her salary kicks in when she takes office in January.

    Ms Ocasio-Cortez is the youngest woman ever to be elected to congress, at the age of 29. Before her new job starts, she’ll have to find a place to live in the capital after months without a job,.

    That three-month window will be “very unusual, because I can't really take a salary,” Ms Ocasio-Cortez told The New York Times. “I have three months without a salary before I'm a member of Congress. So, how do I get an apartment? Those little things are very real.”

    While Ms Ocasio-Cortez has to scramble, she said that she and her partner will be fine, tweeting “don’t worry... we’re working it out!”

    However, in tweeting the article

    Ms Ocasio-Cortez currently lives in the Bronx, New York, and previously in a in Manhattan, fixing food and drinks, before her . For the next few months while she prepares for her job in congress, she won’t have an income.

    Washington, DC is the city in the nation, and Ms Ocasio-Cortez made the point that the obstacles such as this can block low-income individuals from seeking office.

    “There are many little ways in which our electoral system is not even designed for working-class people to lead,” she said.

    Ms Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign did not accept corporate donations, and she spent . Her opponent, Joe Crowley, spent $3.4 million.

    According to Rentcafé, the average rent for a 1-bedroom in the , New York is $1,764 per month. In , the average rent for a 1-bedroom is $1,996.



     
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  2. I love her even more and this makes her even more appealing to millenials. The fact that Fox was making fun of her for this proves how out of touch they are with the current generation and that will be their downfall
     
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  3. Hozukimaru &#32

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    I think we'll be seeing that name on news titles very frequently from now on.
     
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    The irony is that Shapiro and the like are now infamous for ducking debates in turn, revealing what a silly stunt this all was.

    Anyway, as I said in the convo, this is basically the one percent laughing while twirling their 'staches. All that's left is them betting their gold plated blimps on how long the pauper can last in their high society.
     
  5. Kansas City Kipchaks Point Guard Well-Known Member

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    It fits the narrative of her being a know nothing bitch who would get smoked in an unsafe district.

    I think Repubs are open to outsiders.
     
  6. Lmao you sound mad :skully a know nothing bitch that’s going to DC while you sit here crying about it
     
  7. Kansas City Kipchaks Point Guard Well-Known Member

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    Cry about it. She won the safest district ever for a left winger. What is there to cry about?
     
  8. Pliskin Well-Known Member

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    Of course to Kamalamadingdong she is just a bitch. :apathy
     
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    Look at how she conducts herself. i would prefer a former pornstar with smarts.
     
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    Kamal you sound so salty over AOC.
     
  11. Darkmatter Lion's Sin of Pride

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    I wouldn't be surprised if he's being a Tsundre towards her: externally detests her, but internally loves her.
     
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    opportunist, and a desperate attempt to try and ruin her political career at the start.

    kyle kulinski pulled his hoe-card tho.
     
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    Yeah it's sad that someone with so little substance made it that far.
     
  14. EJ T A H I T I

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    On another note, anyone notice that when ever Fox News or CNN tries to discredit AOC, they end up giving her not just media attention/spotlight, but also make the cause she and other progressives fight for that much credible?

    It's sort of like how they handled Donald Trump, except this time it's actually legitimate and not a joke. I seriously hope they keep doing this since we know MSNBC (right now) won't hold that many progressives on their channel and rather only focus on how terrible/obnoxious the current administration is, and a lot of times they are ineffective with doing only that.
     
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    True, the flipside is that only works in her favor as long as she responds strongly yet with a certain calmness. Thus far it is looking great though
     
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    If you laugh at AOC not being able to afford rent, you're laughing at the American poor.
     
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    yepp, it's a mixture of the both. she responds strongly, and we have a unified front with advocating for her and other progressives if they support the policies we want to be implemented.

    also @Pliskin she just recently spoke against Nancy Pelosi:




    this is what this country needs, i swear
     
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  19. Supreme King of The Alley - Lord Ashi Pichu!

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    Well maybe if they weren't so lazy, they could pick themselves up by the bootstrap (still no idea what that's supposed to mean) and actually start busting ass so they can pay their bills

    Stupid Libtard millenials....
     
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    I did not condemn her for juet being on the Left.
     
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    Always hard to tell with you considering you bash people with left-leaning opinions every couple of posts.
     
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    Is there any other approach that leads to me having a fun time here?
     
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    Fun? FUN!? Motherfucker this isn't fun! You are at war owning those leftist scum, there is no "FUN" in this fight! Remember that soldier, or else you'll join along those leftist lunatics!
     
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    Their idea package is incredibly bad and unattractive right now.
     
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    They're really going to be pissed when she becomes the next US Senator from NY. :catskully
     
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    Then get your shit together and go back fighting this war! Cuz the one between those leftist scum and their influence is you!
    Remember soldier, continue your persistence, and win this war!
     
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    The job guarantees program is confusing and I read at least a paragraph about it on wikipedia.

    Crazy as it sounds, universal basic income is probably the closer reality.

    Also, I'd forgotten frank underwood tried the same thing.
     
  28. Mider T Busting in and out of guts

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    Yup DC is expensive. I recommend renting a room in the Oxon Hill, MD area in the meantime. When Joe Biden was a Senator he used to take the train from Scranton, Delaware every day into town granted that is closer than New York.
     
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    Yoiu fuckers will collapse your shit on your own.

     
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    That's the spirit!
     
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