Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) was just humiliated in front of America when former President Barack Obama did not include her on a list of over 100 Democratic candidates who he is endorsing as they run for office this November.
Obama released a statement on Monday voicing his support for 118 Democrats running for federal, statewide, and state legislative offices from 17 locales including New York, New Jersey, California, Texas, Illinois, Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Nebraska and Nevada.
“I’m proud to endorse this diverse and hopeful collection of thoughtful, empathetic and highly qualified Democrats,” Obama said, according to Fox News. “Together, these candidates will help us redeem our country’s promise by sticking up for working people, restoring fairness and opportunity to our system, and fighting for the good of all Americans — not just those at the top.”
He went on to add that these candidates make him “optimistic not just about our party’s chances in November but about our country’s future so long after that.”
“So if you’re in one of their districts or states, make sure you vote for them this fall,” Obama said. “And if you can, vote early — by mail or in person.”
The former president’s office added that he will be issuing a second wave of endorsements this fall after the remaining states’ primaries have ended.
“Our country’s future hangs on this election, and it won’t be easy,” Obama said. “But pandemics have a way of cutting through a lot of noise and spin to remind us of what is real, and what is important.”
“Elections matter,” he continued. “And we need Americans of all political stripes to get involved in our politics and our public life like never before.”
One of the candidates that Obama endorsed was Jamaal Bowman, a former middle school principal and first-time candidate who managed to beat longtime Rep. Eliot Engel in New York’s Democratic primary in June. Though Bowman is supported by Ocasio-Cortez, Obama pointedly did not include her on his list of endorsements.
Ouch, that has got to hurt for Ocasio-Cortez!
This piece was written by PoliZette Staff on August 3, 2020. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.
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The narcissist obama* was afraid she would get some of the attention he KNOWS is meant for him alone. How DARE SHE try to steal part of the stage from his one man show ? She was supposed to stand in the wings, applauding every face he made and word he uttered. (or is it “uddered”) (I guess we’ll have to ask the cow)
One loser not endorsing another loser. This is news???
It’s not the Communist way. Look at ANTIFA and BLM as examples.
Guess what Dumbama, nobody gives a crap who you endorse. Why dont you just do as other Presidents have done and go away and keep your mouth shut.
I always laugh when Obama, the most inept and embarrassing president in history, makes statements regarding America as if he cares. Not! For eight very long and miserable years he showed us what he thinks of our country – hate and envy!
The Kenyan is living proof that elections matter as an example of what can happen when we do not take them serious or pay attention. MAGA/KAG 2020
Obama remembered to say “Vote early”, but he forgot to tell his liberal lemmings to “Vote often”.
Don’t give a damn what BO has to say about anything. And by-the-way the headline is a little misleading and disingenuous. AOC isn’t qualified for political office anyway. Was probably a lousy bartender too.
KAG / Trump 2020
Bathhouse Barry would be another idiot loser endorsing an idiot loser.
For once Obama did something right
I posted a Reply. In it I quoted Mark Levin, who proves that Democrats especially Nancy Pelsosi are unfti to rule… So contradicting Obama’s: “I’m proud to endorse this diverse and hopeful collection of thoughtful, empathetic and highly qualified Democrats,” he used several names for Nancy…. Hm…. Post was rejected. wow!
Can’t believe the PC Police on this site did not nail your post. Have said mush less and got zapped.
Half breed is so uncouth he won’t go away. Classless idiot. probably better off without his endorsement. American hating Muslim.
Worst president ever!
Just donated to her Republican opponent and it is not even my District.
Barry forgot to say, “vote OFTEN.”
half breed, worst president ever!
He is guilty of Treason. .He ordered the spying of another Presidential candidate for Political purposes and history will show that. A popular comedian once asked Obama on national TV this question “what will it be like to be the last black president”. Obama just looked at him. HE IS A LYING JOKE
Obama just can’t keep his nose out of the election. Biden is such a shallow and weak candidate, he probably begged Obama to run his race for him while he hides in the basement.
Finally, something positive regarding her. If the Kenyan ignores her she must have something going for herself after all!
Would Santa Claus endorse the grinch?
But I bet she was a hell of a bartender!
AOC was never ready and is still not ready for prime time.
There he goes again! The worst POTUS ever! Even POTUS Woodrow Wilson, an equally racist Democrat was a tad better…at least you KNEW he was a racist. He didn’t hid it. Mealy-mouthed former POTUS Obama hates his own, but finesses it to the truly ignorant who insist on kissing up to this loser, embracing every lie he arrogantly utters. And they’re supposed to be “WOKE?” No, they’re “WACKED!”
Glad to know that Obama has one of the worst records when it comes to his endorsements.
So by all means, Barack, please please please put AOC on your list somewhere!
“Our country’s future hangs on this election, and it won’t be easy,” Obama said.
Exactly. If the dems win we are doomed, for the most part.
who cares what B.O. has to say, 8 year term and had the worst economy and failed health care plan. good riddance.
Take back America, vote TRUMP 2020!!
Even Barack Obama has better sense than to associate himself with AOC. Too bad the same can’t be said for Biden!
Finally, after 8 years, Obama has done something I like, regardless of the outcome…. Trump2020
We are not listen to you Obama. Trump is our President now, and he says it is a fraud. So don’t think you can get others to do it.
It is an Oxy Moronic statement.
Can’t replace yourself with who you are.
now thats a asinine statement !
Replacing “Democrats” with “Marxists” works better for me.
“Highly qualified Democrats” are three words that I’ve never heard in the same sentence before…
Just goes to show , she should have paid her dues to the Democrats
AOC is very fortunate to have been left off the list, why would you want the backing 0f a looser. This is a big reason why Hillary Lost.
When you run with the wolves you end up with flies. Never trust a Democrat to do the right thing by you.
She night just give him some personal attention. That might help.
He will probably put her on list number 2. She will whine and bray and call him names! She is thin-sklined and now he has hurt her feelings!! LOL!! It will be priceless!! She is not important enough for obama! She is like a pesky fly and he will bat her away!
The bimbo loses her seat and is hired as a news anchor on a Socialist news network.
I hope she loses, she is crazy and dangerous at the same time.
I hope she loses, she is too damn crazy and dangerous.
Sadly you might be right. But as someone else mentioned; they might be losing AOC’s seat anyway and then it wouldn’t matter I suppose.
actually being left off his list means she is more likely to win reelection.
Only thing I ever agreed with from Obama.
This surprised me as it is the first thing obama has done that shows he might have a few brains.
The problem is that, that idiot, will end up as a political consultant on CNN or MSNBC. Given the IQ of their viewers, I’d say MSNBC is in the running over CNN.
And poor AOC will come back w/”Jerry Mandering? Who are you talking about? I’ve never heard of Jerry Mandering in my life! Must be a conservative.”
Gerrymandering has been going on since the Democrats invented it almost 100 years ago.
They only cried foul when the Republicans finally learned to use some of those tactics too!