Wednesday, 20 March, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez blasted in new billboards after calling first one 'wack'

Cher attends art event in New York “THANKS FOR NOTHING AOC” Billboard Lights Up Times Square
Cary Marshall | 23 February, 2019, 17:26

Job Creators Network, a nonpartisan organization whose mission is to empower small business leaders in America, announced Wednesday its plans for a Times Square billboard reading "THANKS FOR NOTHING AOC".

Whether Ocasio-Cortez's grievances are justified is questionable.

Ocasio-Cortez introduced the Green New Deal, a package of policies aimed at fighting climate change while promoting economic growth earlier this month.

"Billionaires paying to put up anti-progressive propaganda in Times Square is like the obscenely rich version of the scene where Michael Scott points to the Bubba Gump and saying 'This is it, this is the heart of civilization, right here, '" the congresswoman added in another tweet.

On a billboard in New York City, Job Creators Network (JCN) is putting the self-described Democratic socialist on blast over Amazon's pullout.

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Amazon had cited the opposition of "a number of state and local politicians" in its decision to abandon the plans.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized the young lawmaker, claiming Sunday during a segment of "Meet the Press" that Ocasio-Cortez didn't understand how the deal was supposed to work, and her lack of understanding coupled with her vocal activism had cost New York a great opportunity. "We could hire out more teachers".

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted a Times Square billboard that called out her controversial role in Amazon's decision to abandon a planned HQ2 in NY as "wack" and said it proves the effectiveness of the progressive movement she's become a symbol of. We can fix our subways. A Qunnipiac poll conducted February 6 found that New York City voters approved of the plan 57 - 26 percent.

In another tweet, she mocked the group responsible for the billboard by comparing it to comments made by Steve Carell's character on the television show "The Office" during a trip to the Big Apple.

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