AOC Steps on Rake, Gets Timely History Lessons After Saying Democrats Should 'Become Party of FDR Again'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC)

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on the campus of Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)


I haven’t written about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) in a while, but she tweeted something over the weekend that was so staggeringly devoid of self-awareness that it needs to be called out.

Ocasio-Cortez, who endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) last month in a move that surprised very few people, shared a video of her talking to Iowa voters on Sanders’ behalf and giving speeches where she talked about bringing the Democratic party “home.” Sanders shared the same video.

During one speech snippet in the clip, AOC stated that “it’s time that we become the party of FDR again.” Watch below:

This isn’t the first time she’s made this declaration. Back in September, she made similar remarks during a fundraising event in Colorado:

Ocasio-Cortez, widely known as AOC, invoked former President Franklin Roosevelt, the father of the Depression-era New Deal and another New Yorker known by his initials, several times during her 20-minute speech, which was interrupted numerous times by applause from the roughly 1,000 attendees at the 44th annual fundraising Truman dinner for the Boulder County Democratic Party.

If Democrats want to “live up to our values,” she said, “we are going to have to become a stronger party, a braver party and a more innovative party. We need to earn the right to represent people in this country. The way that we do that as a party is to come home to our FDR roots as a party. We need to come home and make sure that the Democratic Party is the progressive party once more.”


This is the same AOC who has refused for months to back down from ridiculous claims equating border detention facilities to concentration camps.

With that in mind, let’s turn things over to the Twitter users who helpfully reminded her about some of FDR’s signature “accomplishments”:


Dunking on AOC is so easy a caveman can do it. But you’ve still gotta do it.

— Based in North Carolina, Sister Toldjah is a former liberal and a 16+ year veteran of blogging with an emphasis on media bias, social issues, and the culture wars. Read her Red State archives here. Connect with her on Twitter. –


Join the conversation as a VIP Member

Trending on RedState Videos