AOC Says We Should Run Banks like the Post Office; the Laughter is Deafening

May 09, 2019May 09, 2019

Young socialist congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has a lot of big ideas for America. Her newest grand idea is really bringing in the laughs.

Just days after being amazed that plants grow in dirt and being terrified by the discovery of a garbage disposal in her sink, Ocasio-Cortez decided to tackle America’s banking system.

She’s proposed her idea in the past of creating government-run public banks to lend more of our taxpayers’ money — or print more — to people wanting loans as part of her socialist Green New Deal.

She appeared to be addressing that again in a video while sitting next to Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.).

“We should have a not-for-profit public option for basic banking services, and we should be piloting these projects through the U.S Postal Service or in any other number of ways,” she said.

“That’s right!” Sanders piped up during her explanation.

In other words, have people go to the post office to borrow money. The hashtag #postal banking quickly went viral, and the ridicule was deafening.

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