SOCIALIST FAIL: Cortez Laments Coffee Shop Closure After MINIMUM WAGE Hike

Originally published at: SOCIALIST FAIL: Cortez Laments Coffee Shop Closure After MINIMUM WAGE Hike | Sean Hannity

Socialist superstar Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continued to raise eyebrows among American voters this week; bizarrely lamenting a coffee shop closure that buckled under the weight of her own proposal to provide a “living wage.”

Cortez once worked at the restaurant in New York City’s Union Square neighborhood; saying “The restaurant I used to work at is closing its doors. I swung by today to say hi one last time, and kid around with friends like old times. I’m a normal, working person who chose to run for office, because I believe we can have a better future.You can do it too. We all can.”

One problem: The owner of the eatery told the New York Post he was closing his doors over the rising minimum wage; adding he employs over 150 people and couldn’t keep up with Cortez’ demands for a “living wage.”

"The times have changed in our industry … the rents are very high and now the minimum wage is going up and we have a huge number of employees,” he told the Post.

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