'I certainly hope she's not the future and I don't believe she is, ' Lieberman said in a Fox Business Network interview.
Sharpton went to Ocasio-Cortez's office on Thursday and effusively tweeted about his visit, even sharing a video of the two of them dancing.
Responding to a news story about fellow Democrats who were hoping to rein her in, Ocasio-Cortez said, "To quote Alan Moore: 'None of you understand".
Ocasio-Cortez, 29, then retweeted an image showing Lieberman's comment with a four-word reply: "New party, who dis? ". Millennials often use such a response to avoid unwanted conversations through text messages by pretending they have no idea who is trying to them.
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"A bartender from the Bronx has been able to create a litmus test around climate and economic policy for every 2020 Democrat", said Waleed Shahid, who was one of Ocasio-Cortez's early campaign advisers and is now communications director for Justice Democrats, a liberal activist group.
Although she often has come under scrutiny for failing to consider the cost of her promises, Ocasio-Cortez nonetheless has prided herself on her generosity. "More, please", a Republican Senate aide told DailyMail. And establishment Democrats are beginning to become annoyed with her.
Incumbent Democrats are most annoyed by Ocasio-Cortez's threat to back primary opponents against members of their ranks she deems too moderate. You don't get picked for committees by who your grass-roots [supporters] are'.
So no, I don't think Lieberman exactly has his finger on the pulse of the Democratic Party but it's cute that Fox is letting him play.
Just kidding, she'll keep on plugging away on the exact social and environmental reforms she has been, which will ultimately do more to save us than Joe Lieberman ever did.