The new rising star in the democratic party is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who is running for congress in New York. She is pretty much a shoo-in for the office as her district is predominantly democratic.
However, that doesn't mean she is not vulnerable to misrepresenting things, as many politicians do. The main thing I noticed when I searched her name on the politifact website was that even for a democrat, she has a predominantly negative result there.
The best she could muster was a "mostly true" and that on a local issue type item. For the rest, two falses and two pants on fire. This is the worst I have seen poliyifact treat a liberal. They typically, that I have seen, will balance out any negative stuff with "fact checking" on inane statements. You know like, when asked, "How was the weather in the woods this weekend Mrs. Clinton?"; "Just Grand, it was warm and sunny." Politifact checked with NOAA and it was 74°F with a scattering of clouds in the upper skies. We rate this statement "Mostly True"
Politicians and the press rarely look for the truth, the WHOLE truth and nothing but the truth anymore. Here are stories which will be remembered (incorrectly) for a long time.
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