Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez polls like Donald Trump: Poorly – CNN

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez polls like Donald Trump: Poorly - CNN

Ocasio-Cortezs unfavorable rating skyrockets, with most people viewing her negatively: poll

(CNN)First things first: The theme song of the week is from the show Cass Malloy starring Caroline McWilliams.

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s unfavorable rating has spiked after just months in Congress, with most of the public viewing her negatively rather than favorably, a new poll shows.

At 1st I thought of saying, “Imagine being told your house of faith isn’t safe anymore.”But I couldn’t say “imagine.”Because of Charleston.Pittsburgh.Sutherland Springs.What good are your thoughts & prayers when they don’t even keep the pews safe?

The New York Democrat shot to fame amid the party’s lurch to the left and embracement of socialist policies such as the Green New Deal, yet the more people learned about the 29-year-old freshman congresswoman, the more they were turned off by her.

A Gallup poll released Friday shows that Ocasio-Cortez's unfavorable rating has risen by 15 points since last September, when she had yet to win the general election, increasing from 26 percent to 41 percent of the American adults polled.

She clarified shortly after her initial tweet that she was referencing “the NRA’s phrase used to deflect conversation away from policy change during tragedies.” She added that she did not mean to criticize New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

She has also managed to increase her favorability rating, but only by 7 points. About 31 percent of surveyed people view her favorably, compared to 24 percent in September.

Wheaton wasnt the only liberal rolling his eyes over prayers post-Texas: Speaker Ryan, bluntly: shove your prayers up youre ass AND DO SOMETHING WITH YOUR LIFE BESIDES PLATITUDES AND POWER GRABS, tweeted good old Keith Olbermann. Liberal writer Lauren Duca, like Wheaton, took aim at Ryan, tweeting, There were plenty of prayers in the church where 27 people were gunned down today. What we need is gun control, you spineless sack of s—.

Since September, Ocasio-Cortez became more widely recognized across the country, with half of the respondents saying they have never heard of her before. Now only a fifth of surveyed people says they aren’t familiar with the self-described Democratic socialist.

Of course, theres no contradiction between praying and taking action. In this particular case, current laws already should have prevented the shooter, Devin Kelley, from obtaining a gun—and it certainly makes sense for Americans to demand the Air Force take action to ensure anyone else with a record like the shooters is entered in the correct databases so this doesnt happen again.

Gallup Poll: Publics View of Ocasio-Cortez Plummets


After many, many, many days of praying for this white car (and not having it show up in his life), my brother approached my parents and inquired whether he would ever get this white car. My parents, who were supporting five children and saw Toys R Us kid-size cars as the kind of luxuries reserved for another class of people, gently informed him that no, he wouldnt be getting the white car.

The poll notes that Ocasio-Cortez’s name recognition is growing compared to that of other politicians at the same point in their careers in Congress. More surveyed people know the New York Democrat than they knew Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Marco Rubio or Ted Cruz as freshmen.

Laying the blame squarely at the feet of President Donald Trump and the Republicans who don’t stop him, Ocasio-Cortez tweeted, “Daily reminder that we have a **Muslim Ban** in this country made out of the President’s hostility to Muslim people w/ little-to-no supporting evidence, and a Republican Party that tolerates it. There is so much work to do. Repealing the Ban is square 1.”

Overall, the results suggest that Ocasio-Cortez may be a polarizing figure. Most of her support is galvanized around younger, more diverse Democrat-leaning groups, while most of her opposition is composed of Republicans and more conservative Democrat-leaning groups.

Nearly three-quarters of Republican respondents say they view her negatively, with only 5 percent having a positive view. Among the Democrats, 56 percent of respondents had a favorable view of Ocasio-Cortez, compared to only 15 percent of the Democrats polled who don’t support her.

Daily reminder that we have a **Muslim Ban** in this country made out of the President’s hostility to Muslim people w/ little-to-no supporting evidence, and a Republican Party that tolerates it.

She’s also favored by adults 18 to 34, people of color and women. Yet she’s facing a favorability deficit among men (-24), whites (-24), and adults 55 or older (-22).

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