Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed capitalism and the US economy during an interview on Thursday.
“To me, capitalism at its core, what we’re talking about when we talk about that, is the absolute pursuit of profit at all human, environmental, and social cost,” the champagne socialist said in an interview with Yahoo! Finance’s Andy Serwer.
“They can control our labor. They can control massive markets that they dictate and can capture governments,” AOC said claiming a small group of capitalists control everything.
“And they can essentially have power over the many. And to me that is not a redeemable system for us to be able to participate in for the prosperity and peace for the vast majority of people,” she said.
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“To me, capitalism… is the absolute pursuit of profit at all human, environmental, and social cost.” Rep. @AOC says. “What we’re also discussing is the ability for a very small group of actual capitalists… [to] capture governments. … That is not a redeemable system for us…” pic.twitter.com/U7RS2hkiJs
— Yahoo Finance (@YahooFinance) February 3, 2022
AOC is your typical champagne socialist who enjoys the finer things in life whilst looking down at the peasants from her ivory tower.
AOC wore a ‘tax the rich’ dress to the Met Gala in 2021 and it was revealed the dress’s designer owes tens of thousands of dollars in business taxes in multiple states.
Behind the scenes vid showing socialist congresswoman @AOC getting dressed for the Gala by a room of masked staff. The politician wore a “tax the rich” dress. The dress’s designer was revealed to owe tens of thousands in business taxes in multiple states. pic.twitter.com/tVoP2uPC2E
— Andy Ngô 🏳️🌈 (@MrAndyNgo) September 19, 2021
AOC also appeared in Vanity Fair in outfits worth $14,000.
AOC appears in Vanity Fair in outfits worth $14,000 to curse out Trump | Fox News https://t.co/6UlLQs9uCp
— Laura Ingraham (@IngrahamAngle) October 29, 2020