Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Chuck Schumer have united to use and exploit — as the red-lipped lipsticked socialist with the mocialist put it, during a joint event in Brooklyn — “every tool at our disposal” that can stop the Senate from confirming any Supreme Court justice nominated by President Donald Trump.
In other words: Make way for the firebombs.
‘Cause when socialists say “every tool at our disposal,” they aren’t talking about talking. They aren’t talking about tamping down and gearing up and prepping hard for some highfalutin, frolicking, spirited political debating times.
They’re talking about bricks. And Molotov cocktails. And broken storefront windows and smashed cars. And holding mob-mentality scream-fests outside hospitals where, say, shot police officers lay healing, and hurling phrases like, “We hope you die.”
They’re talking about using every irrational tool at their disposal, including violence, including thuggery, including intimidating protests and in-your-face confrontations — “every tool at [their] disposal” to win the White House, to kick this administration to the curb, and finally, ultimately, in the end, to bring Trump both figuratively and literally to his knees. They want to see this president suffer. They want to see this president jailed and destroyed. They’re talking about taking blood, but no prisoners.
How do we know this?
This is the socialist way — which is to say the Marxist revolutionary way. Which is to say, given Schumer’s nod and smile alongside AOC’s thinly veiled call to arms — this is also the Democratic Party way.
“[Ocasio-Cortez] represents the future of our party,” Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez said on “The Bill Press Show” in July of 2018.
There you have it. So let it be said, so let it be done.
“We need to make sure we mobilize on an unprecedented scale to ensure this vacancy is reserved for the next president,” Ocasio-Cortez said.
“We must also commit to using every procedural tool available to us to ensure that we buy ourselves the time necessary,” Ocasio-Cortez said.
“We all need to be more courageous and act in unprecedented ways to make sure that our rights are stabilized,” Ocasio-Cortez said.
It’s rhetoric to burn buildings by — particularly, police buildings.
And she said it all while Schumer, the leading Democrat in the Senate, stood right by her side. If he didn’t agree, he could’ve said something. If he wanted to clarify that “every tool at our disposal” didn’t include violence, he had plenty of time.
Instead, Schumer said this: “If you don’t want big, powerful, wealthy special interests to turn the clock back 100 years, please, our fervent plea, our fervent wish, is that you call your senator.”
Schumer had plenty of opportunity to turn down the dial on what the left, listening to Ocasio-Cortez, would most certainly interpret, a la, Rep. Maxine Waters, as a call to meet the Trump supporters in the streets, meet them at their homes, meet them at the restaurants and at their offices and with their families — meet them and confront them and stop them in their tracks.
But he didn’t.
Schumer stood by. Schumer listened in. And Schumer said his spiel.
But nowhere along the line did Schumer clarify that “every tool at our disposal” meant “every non-violent tool at our disposal.”
And you know what that means, don’t you?
More violence is coming. More violence masked as the First Amendment is coming.
More, as Ocasio-Cortez herself promised just a few days ago, more and more.
“Let this moment radicalize you,” she said in an online video in the aftermath of Ginsberg’s death.
“We have a whole new world to build,” she said. “We cannot accept going back to the way things were, & that includes the Dem party. We must deliver transformative, material change.”
Socialists haven’t just devastated the Democratic Party. They’re coming for all of America; they’re bent all destroying all that Americans hold dear. And they won’t stop until the Constitution is completely crumbled.
As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi might say: It’s time for a season of resistance. Only patriot stye.
• Cheryl Chumley can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter, @ckchumley. Listen to her podcast “Bold and Blunt” by clicking HERE. And never miss her column; subscribe to her newsletter by clicking HERE.