At 29, she is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress; she will doubtless be there for decades to come.
Eighteen months ago, she was working as a waitress. Then, even though her opponent outspent her 15-to-1, she won the race to sit in the House of Representatives.
Ms. Ocasio-Cortez has a pleasant look about her. We'd probably like her if we met her. But she is clearly a danger to herself, her constituents, and to the nation.
When the mainstream flim-flam financial policies fail, people look for scapegoats and solutions on the edges.
Now, they turn their sore eyes to New York's 14th district, where Ms. Ocasio-Cortez has been elected to Congress. The product of the Puerto Rican Enlightenment, she believes there is no problem that a government program can't solve.