We are supposed to take Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez seriously, but not literally

It’s as though she pulled the playbook directly from Trump Tower.

Step 1: Throw out a catchy slogan to prey on the paranoia of your base, in this case the “Green New Deal” instead of “And Mexico is going to pay for it!”

Step 2: Push the less shiny, attractive politicians in your party to bend the knee and march in lockstep with your moronic proposal.

Step 3: Lash out at the media when they call out the fact that your proposal isn’t grounded in economic reality.