Put on your shocked faces: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is out there trying to rally support for Chelsea Manning. And taking some liberties with reality, naturally:

First off, about that “solitary confinement” thing, “torture” may be in the eye of the beholder.

And in Manning’s case, is it even really solitary confinement?

Maybe AOC should’ve slowed her roll just a bit.


She also appears to be ignoring an important aspect of Manning’s imprisonment:

And it’s not as if Manning is completely helpless in this situation. Why is AOC so hell-bent on painting stunning and brave Chelsea Manning as a victim?

Because then AOC might have to acknowledge that Chelsea Manning is no hero.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with an additional tweet.



Oh, snap:

Funny, that.

And speaking of AOC’s selective outrage: