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I'm suspicious because she seems so much in the Blair/Obama/Macron model - clean, charismatic, intelligent, articulate, plenty of attitude, but inexplicably manifests as a Good Company Employee who preaches "pragmatism over purity" while in office, and has no moral issues with profitable wars.

We'll see, probably.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Thu Apr 9th, 2020 at 03:32:28 PM EST
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I honestly see no indication that AOC is anything like the cynical climbers of the Blair/Obama mold. However, being a comparable young and empathic human being bears it's own risk. Specifically I worry that she'll grow to like her colleges, who in a fairer world would mostly be laying railroad tracks in Alaska.
by generic on Thu Apr 9th, 2020 at 06:01:38 PM EST
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"Appears" because all I know is her public statements and actions.

And plus what generic said.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Sat Apr 11th, 2020 at 07:41:19 PM EST
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