No, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Does Not Have to Choose Between Being a Lawmaker and a Twitter Star

Posted on January 11, 2019 12:28 pm

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)’s media stardom and anti-establishment ideology may be rubbing some of her Democratic peers the wrong way, but it is the reason she’s winning and they’re not.

According to a Friday morningPolitico report,  nearly 20 Democratic lawmakers feel “annoyed” with the young congresswoman, and as a result, are ostensibly trying to bring her down. One House Democrat says the young congresswoman “needs to decide: Does she want to be an effective legislator or just continue being a Twitter star?”

The answer is simple and obvious: No, Ocasio-Cortez does not need to cap her social stardom in order to be