Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s $3,500 Suit Fits a Longstanding Socialist Tradition

“Practically speaking, the process of proselytizing and mobilizing a population, consolidating power, and converting an economy to central planning—to say nothing of running it—starts and ends with a small, elite corps of ruling intellectuals. That over time they accord to themselves the trappings of the moneyed class they simultaneously assail is neither surprising or hypocritical.”–N7rvP9LF6NK-7L1pYtMIv07ttxZCKfuTozwRK087avZl6vg4w40cN-hSLe43gPlL5T4D_1Tu2XPJvIpAfc9d4E3ZNIQ&_hsmi=66077850