May 22, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Skewers Her Twitter Trolls: The Memes are "So Weak"

26 February 2019, 06:42 | Edward Lowe

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Desus & Mero

In a series of short, 10-15 second bursts, the billboard could be seen above the "Ripley's Believe it or Not" entrance in Times Square, condemning Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), with the hashtag, #SocialismTakesCapitalismCreates, on February 20. "When that happens, do you kind of regret getting into politics?" host Desus Nice asked the congresswoman.

In an interview with NBC, Jodi Seth, the Amazon head of policy communications said, "If you talk to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, it's 'Never Amazon.' If you talk to Jimmy Van Bramer, it's unions". "Because if you're just flying under the radar, just trying to like get your check, like not rock the boat, then what's the point of being in politics?"

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"Do you ever look at the timeline and be like, 'Boy, these memes are weak, '" asked Desus. Ocasio-Cortez hit back at both Twitter trolls and a critical billboard this week, and it appears she is letting their judgements bounce right off of her.

Ocasio-Cortez continued her grassroots campaign to a November victory more than three months ago and has quickly become one of the most recognizable faces and voices in Washington, D.C. "It's not to say we're going to force everybody to go vegan, or anything insane like that", she said. "And so it's not to say you get rid of agriculture, it's not to say we're gonna force everybody to go vegan or anything insane like that". "But, it's to say, listen, we got to address factory farming", Ocasio-Cortez added. Maybe we shouldn't be eating a hamburger for breakfast, lunch, and dinner ...

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