Ocasio-Cortez Is Right. Democrats Should Talk About Raising Taxes on the Rich.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez uses her celebrity to push an issue onto the agenda

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in Los Angeles on Aug. 3, 2018. Photo: Dania Maxwell — Bloomberg

By Paul Waldman

Political celebrity, like many kinds of power, can be used for good or ill. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the most high-profile new member of the new Congress, is…

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