Luke Thompson has a post at Medium which details publicly available information showing that during the last election, a PAC run by Congresscritter Ocasio-Cortez’s chief-of-staff made payments to her boyfriend, the same boyfriend who is now listed as being on her office staff.
The point of this post is not to talk about the ethical implications of ¡Ocasio! She Guevara’s actions. There’s already plenty of that going on. I’d like to direct your attention to this from Thompson’s piece—
Finally, all of the above is based on public information. It took me a couple of hours to pull it all together and write it up. I suppose this could be called muckraking, but it’s really just minimal reporting that nobody in the press decided to do. I can’t emphasize enough how easy it was to find all of this information. It’s literally just sitting there. But no reporter bothered to read it. Democracy dies in darkness? Nah. Reporters are just lazy.
It may be that Thompson is being too kind to at least some journalists. As I’ve noted before, democracy dies in depress as well. It can also be killed in other ways. Democracy dies in … dereliction … deceitfulness …
Read the whole thing. It’s got information that isn’t being featured in the Main Stream Media.