Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the new politics, says George Osborne

Former chancellor says his 90s style of politics now belongs to the ‘dinosaur age’

George Osborne has expressed his admiration for leftwing Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying that politicians who fail to copy her online campaigning tactics now belong to a “dinosaur age”.

The former Conservative chancellor, who is now editor of the London Evening Standard, called the first-term congresswoman “one of the most famous politicians in the world” and said she was part of a movement which had destroyed the old political order with her understanding of social media.

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Source: theguardian