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Parkland’s David Hogg Hopes to Run For Congress at 25 — Doesn’t Make Any Friends By Insulting Fellow Dems

Former Marjory Stoneman Douglas student, David Hogg, has quickly become a leader for young liberals, and he’s not going anywhere anytime soon.

During an interview with NYMag, Hogg told the interviewer that he has plans to run for Congress when he’s 25 years old.

“I think I’ve come to that conclusion,” said Hogg. “I want to be at least part of the change in Congress.”

Hogg has spoken out about his opinion on older people in Congress, saying that they should step down and let the younger generation lead.

“It’s like when your old-a*s parent is like, ‘I don’t know how to send an iMessage,’ and you’re just like, ‘Give me the f*****g phone,’” said Hogg.

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He has also supported controversial politician, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, calling her the “future president” when he had previously said he does not endorse candidates.

Yet Hogg does not believe the Democratic party is doing enough to empower the younger generation.

“The reason Republicans are successful right now is because they’re empowering young people,” said Hogg. “Older Democrats just won’t move the f**k off the plate and let us take control. Nancy Pelosi is old.”

He also criticized Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), saying he is “a great guy, terrible on guns.“ Even former President Barack Obama is not safe from Hogg’s fury, as he claims that the former president ”increased drone warfare and killed a lot of civilians.”

However, Hogg attempted to clarify, tweeting he wants equal representation:

The young activist is constantly traveling and takes to Twitter in his down time, filling his feed with talking points and encouraging followers to vote.

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