🧵Operation Sandy🧵

In April 2016, the Bernie 2016 campaign ran an op to convince voters that the NY Democratic Primary was rigged for Hillary. The main operative working on this operation was a woman no one had heard of before.

Her name was Alexandria “Sandy” Ocasio-Cortez.
On March 23, 2016, while AOC was a volunteer organizer for Bernie 2016 in the Bronx, Reddit user /u/Coelacanth86 posted in the subreddit r/SandersForPresident that New Yorkers were finding their party affiliations mysteriously changed and couldn't vote for Bernie in the primary.
Unknown Reddit user /u/aioc made her first ever Reddit post in reply, saying her registration as a Democrat had been changed to unaffiliated, just as /u/Coelacanth86 had warned. The post by /u/aioc garnered little attention and was only “upvoted” 21 times.
On April 18, 2016, the day before the NY primary, “progressive news” site ThinkProgress published “New Yorkers File Emergency Lawsuit To Give Voting Rights Back To 3.2m People,” covering the “mysterious” change in party affiliations highlighted on Reddit. archive.thinkprogress.org/new-yorkers-fi…
Out of hundreds of Reddit posts about the controversy, ThinkProgress zeroed in on /u/aioc, identifying her as “Westchester County voter Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez” and quoting her as saying “I am so hurt that my right to vote in this primary has been taken from me.”
It is unclear why ThinkProgress focused on Reddit user /u/aioc or how they determined /u/aioc to be “Westchester County voter Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.” In any event, ThinkProgress failed to mention that AOC had a conflict of interest as a volunteer for the Bernie 2016 campaign.
On April 19, 2016, the day of the primary, TYT published “Bernie’s Surging, Democrats Purging,” highlighting the complaints of “Westchester County voter Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez” and alleging the Democratic Party had rigged the primary against Bernie.
Interestingly, April 2016 is also the month Russia hacked the DNC and DCCC and the month “Justice Democrats” was formed.

In the wee hours of April 20, 2016, AOC tagged Cenk Uygur in this tweet, asking him to please get in direct contact with her:
It’s worth pausing for a moment here to consider just how implausible it is that AOC’s first ever Reddit post was plucked from obscurity and highlighted by two “progressive” propaganda outlets, with no mention of her conflict of interest as a volunteer for the Bernie campaign.
It turns out, however, that giant conspiracy to rig the NY Democratic Primary for Hillary and against Bernie—as alleged by AOC, ThinkProgress and Cenk Uygur—had a simple, innocent explanation and, of course, nothing had been rigged.
Just before the 2012 Election, Hurricane Sandy (no relation to Sandy Ocasio-Cortez) hit NY and Cuomo allowed New Yorkers to vote in any precinct, but those taking advantage of this accommodation would have their party affiliation altered and need to update it afterward.
Anyone taking advantage of the Hurricane Sandy accommodation signed an affidavit alerting them to the need to update their party affiliation. So the controversy AOC complained about was caused by her failure to follow instructions, and impacted Hillary and Bernie voters equally.
By the time of the NY primary, Bernie’s campaign was DOA and Bernie and Russian Intelligence had turned their attention to convincing Bernie supporters the primaries had been rigged against Bernie and getting them to turn their backs on Hillary and the Democratic Party.
The operation to make Bernie supporters believe the NY primary had been rigged against Bernie (Code Name: Operation Sandy) was part of the “rigged” narrative perpetrated by Bernie and Russian Intelligence.

“Sandy” Ocasio-Cortez played her role in Operation Sandy to perfection.
End Note: I just figured out why AOC failed to delete her April 2016 tweet @cenkuygur.

The @AOC account used to be called @aiocasio, and AOC deleted most of her old tweets when she changed her handle. In fact, she deleted all her tweets from January-November 2016.
But when you @ someone to start a tweet, that tweet does not appear in your timeline. So when AOC went to delete all her old tweets, she simply missed this one. 😂

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