Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tells Howard Schultz He Should ‘Work’ His ‘Way Up,’ Then Gets Destroyed by Facts

Democratic socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tells former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz he should work his way up after he recently announced his possible run for presidency in 2020.

That’s right, she claims that billionaires need to “work their way up.” After this statement she was hit hard with the easy rebuttal that he did work his way up in life.

Schultz is considering running for president as a “centrist” independent. We all know that Schultz is not much of a centrist and would take a huge chunk of the left’s votes. The left knows this as well as anyone and is freaking out about it. Not only was he the CEO of liberal Starbucks, but he also is a lifelong Democrat.

Though Schultz said on CBS that he does still respect the Democratic Party, but “I no longer feel affiliated because I don’t know their views represent the majority of Americans. I don’t think we want a 70 percent income tax in America.”

“The way I’ve come to this decision is, I believe that if I ran as a Democrat, I would have to say things that I know in my heart I do not believe, and I would have to be disingenuous,” Schultz added.

The comment by Schultz woke Ocasio-Cortez up and caused her to blast billionaires who run for presidency.

The bad part about AOC’s statement is that Schultz is the definition of someone “working their way up.” He grew up in the projects in Brooklyn and worked his way up his entire life.

He also worked as a bartender, like Ocasio-Cortez, along with several other jobs. Eventually he found Starbucks and worked his way up the entire corporate ladder.

Luckily, the internet was ready to greet Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with some cold hard facts after her absurd statement.

Schultz responded to the comment Ocasio-Cortez made that billionaires are “police failures.”

“It’s so un-American to think that way,” Schultz said. “I’m self-made. I came from the projects and took advantage of the promise of the country. I’m living proof of the American dream.”

Elizabeth Warren joined in with Ocasio-Cortez in criticizing billionaires. She directly responded to Schultz saying AOC’s plan to tax the wealthy is “ridiculous.”

In the video below Schultz explains how “everyone should have a chance in America.”

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