Democratic-Socialist Congressman Alexandria used the Internet sentiment of 2001 in response to a poll suggesting that many Republican-backed voters support her proposal to impose high wealthy for the super-rich.
An advocate of a policy such as the single-payer healthcare and the Green New Deal, Ocasio-Cortez has suggested taxing over $ 10 million in revenue at 70 percent. She has often pointed to the high tax rates between the 1960s and the 1980s, a period in which, according to Nobel laureate and economist Paul Krugman, periods of sustained economic growth were seen.
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This survey by Hill-HarrisX found that 59 percent of respondents had a tax rate of 70 percent for an income of over $ 1
Apparently, Ocasio-Cortez has tweeted a link to the New York Magazine poll with the words "All your base (are) with us" regarding their level of Republican support for their plan an emoji of an alien monster in the style of the 80s.
The phrase was a popular Internet meme from the early 2000s, based on a sentence from the 1992 Mega Drive Port based on the 1989 arcade video game Zero Wing .
The AOC shared the opinion among many. Even Fox News host Laura Ingraham, who is often criticized by Ocasio-Cortez, has expressed admiration for the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.
TV presenter Meghan McCain has said that the use of Twitter by Ocasio-Cortez is as uncomfortable as that used by social media as compared to that of President Donald Trump.
"I think she does not care, does what she wants, says what she wants, and it's two sides of the same coin," McCain said on The View .
This week, actor James Woods described her in a tweet as "the most dangerous person in America." Ignore them at your risk. "
His criticism of her and her agenda was not just about the tax, he said," I think Democrats are going to launch massive electoral fraud with scammers to re-conquer the government.
"They will tax American citizens to death to finance more illegal alien invasions, which in turn will guarantee more electoral fraud, and this vicious circle will end in severe civil unrest by disadvantaged citizens."