Lauren Boebert Taunts Ocasio-Cortez Ahead of Midterms: ‘You’re Going to Lose The House’


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Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) taunted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) over the upcoming midterm elections, predicting that Democrats will be vanquished from power following a dismal start to Joe Biden’s presidency.

The freshman Republican also mocked the self-described Democratic socialist for touting some of the same far-left economic policies adopted by the Biden administration, which has seen record inflation since taking office.

“1984 called and they want their bleak, immoral, thuggish and deadly totalitarian dystopian future back,” Boebert initially tweeted on Saturday, a likely reference to the novel by George Orwell of the same name, “1984.”

AOC tweet-quoted Boebert, asking, “Hey quick question Boebert, did you ask for a pardon after tweeting the Speaker’s location on Jan 6th? You and the KKK Caucus have been really quiet about it today and given how much y’all have to say I’m not sure why no one’s responding to this simple question.

Maybe your friend @RepMTG can answer! Did either of you seek a pardon? Just trying to clear some things up,” she added, referencing Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.).

Never one to back down, Boebert responded: “Ok Sandy, $5 a gallon gas, 3+ million illegals crossing our southern border, no baby formula, inflation higher than it’s been in both of our lifetimes, and this is what you want to talk about? Your policies are failing America, and you’re going to lose the House come November.”


The weekend back-and-forth between the two opposing lawmakers comes after Boebert issued a unique challenge to Ocasio-Cortez.

The Colorado Republican says ‘AOC’ should compete with her in a demolition derby.

In a new campaign ad, Boebert competes in a demolition derby in a pink car with 1776 spray-painted on the sides.

Boebert narrates: “They’re coming after everything we love, stripping our freedoms away with crime, crisis, fear. No matter what, stay strong.  No matter what, be brave.

“With freedom comes the opportunity to live our very best lives.  Getting there ain’t always pretty, but freedom always wins. Join me.” Boebert shared the video on Twitter where she issued her challenge to AOC.

“Fun time at the demolition derby. AOC won’t debate and won’t meet to work on legislative solutions,” Boebert noted on Twitter as she posted the campaign ad.

“Maybe she should meet me here instead. I hear she wants to get rid of her Tesla anyway,” she added, a reference to Ocasio-Cortez remarking recently that she may offload her Tesla as she feuded with the company’s founder and CEO, Elon Musk.


Democratic operatives and lawmakers are growing nervous as the midterms approach, with polling of Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in the tank and Americans increasingly anxious and upset amid sky-high food, fuel, and housing costs.


In fact, some Democrats are pushing to replace Biden atop the party’s ticket ahead of 2024.

Republicans are expected to have massive victories in the 2022 midterms and just about all of the 50 Democrats interviewed do not believe that President Biden can help the Party keep the White House in 2024, The New York Times reported.

Democratic National Committee (DNC) member Steve Simeonidis, said that President Biden should step aside and allow someone else to take the reigns in the 2024 election.

“To say our country was on the right track would flagrantly depart from reality,” he said to The Times. “[Biden] should announce his intent not to seek re-election in ’24 right after the midterms.”

“Democrats need fresh, bold leadership for the 2024 presidential race,” Shelia Huggins, a DNC member from North Carolina said. “That can’t be Biden.”

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Most top elected Democrats were reluctant to speak on the record about Biden’s future, and no one interviewed expressed any ill will toward Mr. Biden, to whom they are universally grateful for ousting former President Donald Trump from office.

The majority of those who were interviewed expressed concerns about the president’s age, 79 right now and 82 in 2024.

“The presidency is a monstrously taxing job and the stark reality is the president would be closer to 90 than 80 at the end of a second term, and that would be a major issue,” David Axelrod, former President Obama’s chief strategist for both of his campaigns, said.

“Biden doesn’t get the credit he deserves for steering the country through the worst of the pandemic, passing historic legislation, pulling the NATO alliance together against Russian aggression and restoring decency and decorum to the White House,” he said. “And part of the reason he doesn’t is performative. He looks his age and isn’t as agile in front of a camera as he once was, and this has fed a narrative about competence that isn’t rooted in reality.”