Ocasio-Cortez Wants ‘Columbus Day’ Banned, & One Ohio City Just Obliged Her

Ocasio-Cortez Wants ‘Columbus Day’ Banned, & One Ohio City Just Obliged Her

Freshman Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has advocated, along with other liberals, for cities to stop recognizing “Columbus Day.”

Sandusky, Ohio took notice.

Now, its gone.

From The Hill:

Officials in the city of Sandusky, Ohio, have decided that the city will no longer observe Columbus Day as a holiday, switching it for Election Day.


A number of cities have stopped observing Columbus Day or begun marking “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” instead, citing Christopher Columbus and other European explorers’ treatment of Native Americans.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has advocated for making the change nationally. And a November survey from Hill.TV and HarrisX polling company found that a majority of respondents favor making Election Day a federal holiday.

More from Sandusky Register:

Previously a paid vacation day, paid time off hours for Columbus Day now shift to Election Day, typically falling on the first Tuesday in November.

During an interview on MSDNC MSNBC, documentary filmmaker and noted Trump-hater Michael Moore suggested amending the Constitution so Ocasio-Cortez could run for president before the age of 35.

He also made it clear that AOC is now the leader of the Democrat Party.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has to wait 6 years to run for president, but Michael Moore wants to amend the Constitution so she can run next year.

Claiming even the MSNBC cameraman could beat Donald Trump, the socialist filmmaker said the discussion needs to be about who can “crush” the President in 2020.

Moore: “It’s too bad that you have to be 35 to be President. You know, they put that in the Constitution, the Founding Fathers, because people died at 38 or 40 back then. You know, we need to lower that. If that was lowered to 30…”

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