Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez more important to the media — left and right — than she is to her own constituents?
The perceived rock star for progressives and Democrats wanting to increase socialism in America had trouble filling a townhall meeting this week in the Bronx.
Johnnie Williams posted a video of photos on YouTube from an Ocasio-Cortez meeting with constituents:
But take a look at some stills from the event as it was going on:
Did you see the large bank of television cameras in the back?
Plenty of empty seats on this side as a woman asks a question:
The first several rows were reserved, presumably for attendees favorable to the congresswoman:
It turns out they were reserved for members of the National Nurses United, a lobbying group pushing for socialized medicine in America, many of them clad in red:
National Nurses United reports on its website the townhall meeting was to prevent privatization of the VA and protect the (unionized) jobs of the government workers.