8 thoughts on “Latinx Progressive kicks Stodgy Democrat Butt in New York City

  1. Means of Production says:

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Went DIY on Her Campaign Ad, and It’s a Runaway Hit (ADWEEK) https://www.adweek.com/creativity/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-went-diy-on-her-campaign-ad-and-its-a-runaway-hit/
    “How a Ragtag Group of Socialist Filmmakers Produced One of the Most Viral Campaign Ads of 2018” https://theintercept.com/2018/06/05/ocasio-cortez-new-york-14th-district-democratic-primary-campaign-video/
    Meanwhile: “Democratic voters got payback in the New York state primary on Thursday against some of the renegade Democrats who broke away from their party and allied themselves with Republicans in New York’s state senate. (Vox 9/13/18) https://www.vox.com/2018/9/13/17858140/new-york-idc-independent-democratic-conference-state-senate-republicans
    Six of the eight members of the now-disbanded Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) have lost against more progressive challengers. That includes the powerful leader of the group, Sen. Jeff Klein (D-Bronx), who was unseated by challenger Alessandra Biaggi, a lawyer who worked on Hillary Clinton’s campaign. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo may have easily escaped his primary challenge, but the ousting of IDC members may be a sign that power structures are shifting in Albany.”

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