Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Congress’ Inner Workings A ‘Shit Show,’ But Hopes For Change

9 months ago

After three years in Congress, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said she firmly believes the institution is a daily “shit show,” but she remains hopeful that the kind of grassroots action that propelled her to Washington could affect greater change.

“It’s scandalizing, every single day,” Ocasio-Cortez told The New Yorker’s David Remnick in an interview published Monday. “What is surprising to me is how it never stops being scandalizing. Some folks perhaps get used to it, or desensit...

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