AOC says the Electoral College is a ‘scam’ that hurts minorities

AOC says the Electoral College is a ‘scam’ that hurts minorities

August 26, 2019 100 By Stanley Isaacs


LOU: RADICAL DIMM, ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ CALLING FOR ABOLISHMENT OF THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE, CALLING IT A SCAM THAT HURTS MINORITIES. SHE SAID SHE SAW MANY VOTES WHILE DRIVING THROUGH THE DESERT, REFERRING TO AS THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE. NOTHING LIKE WIT. WHERE DO YOU STAND ON THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE, SHE DECIDED IT IS A SCAM. RATHER THAN AN INTEGRAL PART OF THIS CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC.>>THIS IS A CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC THAT IS WHY OUR FOUNDING FATHERS PUT THAT ELECTORAL COLLEGE IN PLACE TO ENSURE THAT RURAL STATES ACROSS THE COUNTRY HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO ELECT OUR PRESIDENT, WITHOUT THAT WE WOULD HAVE CITIES WITH HIGH POPULATIONS, DETERMINING WHO ARE PRESIDENT –>>NEW YORK AND –>>CALIFORNIA. LOU: THROW IN MAYBE FLORIDA AND TEXAS WOULD BE RUNNING.>>CORRECT. LOU: LET’S LISTEN TO AOC AS SHE TALKS ABOUT HER PERSPECTIVE ON THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE.>>WE’RE COMING TO YOU LIVE FROM THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE. MANY VOTES HERE. AS YOU CAN SEE. VERY EFFICIENT WAY TO LEADERSHIP OF THE COUNTRY. I CAN’T THINK OF ANY OTHER WAY, CAN YOU? LOU: I GET A KICK OUT OF HER REFERRING TO EFFICIENCY, AS IF THAT IS THE UPPER MOST CONCERN OF A SOCIALIST IS EFFICIENCY, YOUR THOUGHTS?>>WE NEED HER IN THE DISTRICT, THIS IS ANOTHER INDICATION OF HER JUST PANDERING TO A CONSTITUENT SEE THAT DID NOT ELECTION HER INTO OFFICE. LOU: WE CALLED BOTH HER LOCAL OFFICE, DISTRICT OFFICE, AND THE WASHINGTON OFFICE, AND DID NOT TALK TO — IT WAS ALL VOICEMAIL, EVERY OTHER ELECTED OFFICIAL, JUST IN THIS TEST HAD SOMEONE ANSWERING THEIR PHONE, INCLUDING JERRY NADLER BY THE WAY.>>KEY TO SERVING YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY, AND IT IS IMPORTANT TO REALLY BE ABLE TO CONNECT WITH THE VOTERS IN THE DISTRICT. LOU: LAST TIME WE TALKED, YOU DID NOT KNOW IF ANYONE IN THE DISTRICT KNEW HER. THAT IS CHANGING. BECAUSE IT IS HARD TO BELIEVE, SHE HAS BEEN IN CONGRESS NOW JUST ABOUT 8 MONTHS.>>YES. LOU: AND SHE IS REFORMING, CHANGING ABOLISHES THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE.>>YES, ABOLISH I.C.E. AND DHS AND NOW THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE, THIS KIND OF RHETORIC IS DANGEROUS. LOU: SHE IS ALIGNED WITH ANTI-SEMITISM, THIS BUSINESS OF ATTACKING ISRAEL.>>THE BACK AND FORTH WE SAW TO YOUR POINT IS SHUTE SHE YOUR POINT IS AHUTE SHE YOUR POINT IS ABSTE SHE YOUR POINT IS ABSOL SHE YOUR POINT IS ABSOLUTHE YOUR POINT IS ABSOLUTELY SHAMEFUL, I WALL ON AOC, PLUS 3 TO TAKE THOUGH THE THERE IS A INTERNATIONAL STAGE THAT IS WATCHING, WHAT YOU ARE DOING IS DEMONIZING AMERICA, WHICH IS WRONG. LOU: THIS WILL BE A CLEAR TEST BETWEEN YOU, AND THE OTHER ASPIRING TO REPLACE HER.>>WE’RE READY FOR A PRIMARY, WE KNOW THERE ARE OTHER CANDIDATES IN THE RACE, BUT WE CLEARED THE FIELD, I THINK SHE TAKING OUR CANDIDACY SERIOUSLY I WOULD ENCOURAGE VIEWERS TO GO TO MY WEB SITE, AND YOU CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT ME AND OUR PLATFORM. LOU: SHERRI THANK YOU SO MUCH.>>THANK YOU.