Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and President Donald Trump ANDREW KELLY/Reuters, LEAH MILLIS/Reuters Politicians aren’t the best place to go to get an assessment of economic data: they have incentives to overstate the positives and the negatives alike in ways that distort the true picture of how typical Americans are doing. For instance, with major US stock indexes at record highs in the wake of a massive corporate tax cut, President Donald Trump is almost constantly […]