It all started when National Journal’s Josh Kraushaar served up an observation:
Another thing AOC has in common with Trump: media scold. https://t.co/Xj9AAccWMP
— Josh Kraushaar (@HotlineJosh) January 13, 2019
And suddenly the gloves were off! Rep. Ocasio-Cortez fired back quickly:
Or: maybe having powerful editorial positions awash in people from one race, class, or gender isn’t a good idea; since we get 1000% more takes on “brown lady says a curse word” than an actual white supremacist in Congress.
If you won’t look the mirror, people will do it for you. https://t.co/P0PVfsTE4t
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) January 13, 2019
But it’s hard not to notice that AOC’s take on what Rep. Tlaib said immediately focused on her skin color:
Except her being a "brown lady" wasn't what people took issue with, demagogue. https://t.co/wLONIsmSj0
— Sister Toldjah ? (@sistertoldjah) January 13, 2019
Not at all, but Ocasio-Cortez was on a roll anyway.
Your deflection from her anti-semitism is truly heroic.
— Just Brad (@bradcundiff) January 13, 2019
We’ll take “Predictable Things” for $500, Alex.
It’s hard to believe that AOC’s only been in Congress less than two weeks.
Never stop Tweeting. https://t.co/RtC3dg0Cql
— Nathan, son of Robert (@NathanWurtzel) January 13, 2019
She probably won’t, and that’s a good thing.