Ocasio-Cortez threatens crony prisons with crony regulation


All sides are crony here. The private prisons benefit from the drug war and taxpayer money. Ocasio-Cortez wants to squeeze banks so that they don’t do perfectly legal business she finds abhorrent.

(From The Daily Caller)

“What you have here is something like a rerun of the Choke Point strategy,” R-Street senior fellow and finance expert Alex Pollock told The Daily Caller News Foundation, referring to Ocasio-Cortez‘s comments.

Operation Choke Point marred the second half of the Obama administration.

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