Cher Splashes Cold Water on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Celebrity Cult
Cher is one of Hollywood's most reliably left-of-center celebrities. But even the "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again!" star has her limits.
The singer/Oscar winner tweets consistently about her hatred for President Donald Trump and all things GOP. And, in many cases, she uses ALL CAPS in case we can't hear her.
Something changed this week.
Cher took a not-so-subtle swipe at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.J.), the far-far-left congresswoman who never met an absurd Green New Deal she didn't adore. We learned this week that Amazon nixed a deal that would bring thousands of jobs to the New York area.
That didn't sit well with Cher, though, for all the obvious reasons.
Are 25 Thousand New Jobs (Plus Thousands of Ancillary Jobs) Not a Good Idea For The Ppl Of NY⁉️
— Cher (@cher) February 15, 2019
What happened? Call it reality. Cher may be entrenched in her progressive ideology, but she still has enough common sense to realize what jobs mean to various communities.
Spoiler alert: A lot.
It's just one tweet, but it suggests we'll see an evolution in how Hollywood embraces the socialist in the weeks and months to come.
Right now, Hollywood is happy to share Ocasio-Cortez's tweets and even cheer on her Green New Deal. Late-night comics have fawned over her, turning their desks into propaganda machines for her ascent.
Saturday Night Live has featured her in skits at least twice. On both occasions, the portrayal has been positive, without zeroing in on her many gaffes. The most recent appearance featured her as a "Charlie's Angels" type heroine taking down the bad guys, aka President Trump. Heck, it's as if her own staffers wrote the "jokes" in play.
How long will that last? We'll see.