Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wrote one letter that will drive Democrats crazy
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continues to cause problems for Democrats.
Her latest misstep could not come at a worse time.
And Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wrote one letter that will drive Democrats crazy.
Democrats’ soft-on-crime policies are now in the spotlight.
A George Soros-supported District Attorney allowed the man who police accused of murdering six individuals and wounding 40 others by plowing his SUV through a Waukesha Christmas parade out of jail days before the attack on just a $1,000 bail.
The man faced charges of running a woman over at a gas station, but Soros-backed prosecutors across the country attacked the concept of cash bail as a way to empty the prisons and undermine law enforcement.
And just when Democrats are facing massive blowback about supporting policies that allowed the Waukesha massacre to occur, Ocasio-Cortez doubled down by throwing even more gasoline on the fire.
Ocasio-Cortez and her fellow Congressional Democrats Jamie Raskin and Carolyn Maloney penned a letter demanding the District Attorneys in New York’s five boroughs eliminate or greatly reduce cash bail, handing criminals a get out of jail free card.
More than 75% of individuals in custody haven't been convicted of a crime, and are confined in unsafe conditions simply because they cannot afford cash bail. Condemning thousands of individuals to languish in such environments as they await trial is unacceptable.
— Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@RepAOC) November 22, 2021
In 2020, Republicans made unexpected gains in the House of Representatives, largely due to major voter backlash to the Democrats’ support for the BLM riots following the death of George Floyd.
Democrats already face a treacherous political environment because of Joe Biden’s inflation and new COVID vaccine and mask mandates.
Now Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s support for eliminating cash bail threatens to define the party as weak on crime in 2022, much in the same way Ocasio-Cortez championing defunding the police cost the Democrats dearly in 2020.