There’s a new Democratic poll that has led Democrats to ‘sound the alarm’ on swing voters’ dislike of socialism, and dislike of AOC is at the center of it:
AXIOS – Top Democrats are circulating a poll showing that one of the House’s most progressive members — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — has become a definitional face for the party with a crucial group of swing voters.
These Democrats are sounding the alarm that swing voters know and dislike socialism, warning it could cost them the House and the presidency. The poll is making the rounds of some of the most influential Democrats in America.
“If all voters hear about is AOC, it could put the [House] majority at risk,” said a top Democrat who is involved in 2020 congressional races. “[S]he’s getting all the news and defining everyone else’s races.”
Now wouldn’t that be amazing. AOC becomes the face of the party and the party loses the House because voters reject socialism.
According to the poll, AOC has very high name recognition and most don’t like her and Omar even less:
Ocasio-Cortez was recognized by 74% of voters in the poll; 22% had a favorable view.
Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota — another member of The Squad — was recognized by 53% of the voters; 9% (not a typo) had a favorable view.
Socialism was viewed favorably by 18% of the voters and unfavorably by 69%.
Capitalism was 56% favorable; 32% unfavorable.
“Socialism is toxic to these voters,” said the top Democrat.
Wow. They actually used the word ‘toxic’.
These voters, according to Axios, are “1,003 likely general-election voters who are white and have two years or less of college education.” They point out that the poll was taken in May, before AOC accused Pelosi of racist patterns.
Democrats are worried to death about Trump, but clearly who they should be worried about is AOC. The media has always loved her, just like they loved Trump and if she’s good for ratings, they will probably keep her face in the news.
More power to them!