World Socialist Web Site wsws.org 26 Mar, 2021 05:00 am

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez denounces socialists and praises Biden administration, Democratic Party

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez denounces socialists and praises Biden administration, Democratic Party
On March 19, the Democratic Socialists of America’s magazine Democratic Left published an interview with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez combining lavish praise for the Democratic Party with vicious denunciations of socialism.

On March 19, the Democratic Socialists of America’s magazine Democratic Left published an interview with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in which the Democratic congresswoman and DSA member combines the most lavish praise for the Democratic Party with vicious denunciations of socialism.The choice of interviewer is also significant: McIntosh is a high-level operative in the AFL-CIO with close ties to the Democratic Party.In the interview, Ocasio-Cortez presents the Democratic Party as having been completely transformed into a working class party.What is needed, she says, is a turn deeper into Democratic Party electoral politics.

The only barrier to the Democratic Party establishment achieving perfection is left-wing opposition.” They functioned entirely within the Democratic Party.

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