No, really — What if Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez runs for president?
As President Biden’s approval ratings sink and polls show many Democratic voters would prefer a different nominee in 2024, some activists are beginning to entertain long-shot options.
When it comes to unlikely-but-not-impossible scenarios, one is far more intriguing than any other: a presidential bid by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.).
An Ocasio-Cortez campaign would electrify her fans and detractors alike.
Right now, the Beltway consensus is that it’s out of the question.
But is it?