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.