Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a hilarious response after Sarah Palin criticized her feminism
After Gov. Greg Abbott defended Texas' draconian new anti-abortion law at a press conference, he was lambasted by a long list of Democrats — including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York City. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin rose to Abbott's defense during an appearance on Fox News, attacking AOC as a "fake feminist." And the Democratic Bronx/Queens congresswoman has responded to Palin with brutal mockery.
Palin, who was the late Sen. John McCain's running mate in the 2008 presidential election, is not known for being succinct; she rambles a lot. And Palin was doing exactly that when she told Fox News, "Wow, AOC, she's really milkin' this…. She's such a fake feminist that she would bring up an issue like this and try to use it to make some kind of political point. That's not equality, right? Oh, man, don't even get me started on this. It just makes my stomach sick what she has done. She should be embarrassed…. She's so off base politically, but even off base even in, um, this analogy or whatever it is that she's throwin' out there. She's milkin' the whole female thing. And as a real feminist, I'm embarrassed for her."
Sarah Palin (remember her?) word salads her way through slamming Rep. @AOC (D-NY) and her criticism of Gov. Greg Abbott\u2019s (R-TX) abortion law comments:\n\n\u201cShe is such a fake feminist ... She\u2019s milking the whole female thing, and as a real feminist, I\u2019m embarrassed for her.\u201dpic.twitter.com/EvW9YJ8TQv— The Recount (@The Recount) 1631200752
In response, Ocasio-Cortez sarcastically tweeted, "I'm so sorry Sarah Palin is mad at me! In fact, to address this I set up a special hotline just for her."
Ocasio-Cortez, in the video she tweeted, said — in a mocking tone — "Does my existence make you mad? Does the fact that, yes, I am a mouthpiece for the people of New York's 14th Congressional District upset you? Well, I have help for you. Call 1-800-CRY-NOW. That's 1-800-CRY-NOW."
I\u2019m so sorry Sarah Palin is mad at me! In fact, to address this I set up a special hotline just for her https://twitter.com/therecount/status/1435986151177953281\u00a0\u2026pic.twitter.com/Fcr8cYvEYT— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez) 1631201454
In fact, we also set up a corresponding website - proceeds go to abortion and reproductive health providers in Texas:https://secure.actblue.com/donate/1-800-crynow\u00a0\u2026— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez) 1631202343
We\u2019ve raised over $250,000 to Texas grassroots pro-choice organizers and healthcare providers so far.— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez) 1631202416
Here are some responses to AOC's video:
Let's talk about milking attention when the last thing Palin really did was lose an election as a VP pick a decade ago— Dave Bowles Edwards (@Dave Bowles Edwards) 1631201615
I love you AOC! You are the strength we meed to deal with these toxic politics. Thanks for being a great voice for the people.— Cristian Damir M. Vega (@Cristian Damir M. Vega) 1631202593
That's not nice..after all Sarah Palin has 21 beautiful children--Closet, Locker, Ski Rack, Gym, Blanket, SUV--and many others whose names I can't remember right now..— Art Martin (@Art Martin) 1631201753
How do people like Sarah Palin, Donald Trump, Gregg Abbott, and MJG who have an elementary school level understanding of key issues get voted into positions of power?\n It's absolutely embarrassing.— Glenn-Simon Pardot (@Glenn-Simon Pardot) 1631201584
Sarah is not in AOC \u2018s league. Sarah be careful \nwho you tangle with. \n@PatiKRoll11 @michellegrace54— CharlieV\ud83c\udfc8 (@CharlieV\ud83c\udfc8) 1631207255
Sarah Palin referred to herself "as a real feminist".... as a Republican... on Fox News LOL— \ud83d\udc22\u23f1Jerry O'Qloq\u23f1\u2728 (@\ud83d\udc22\u23f1Jerry O'Qloq\u23f1\u2728) 1631202498
@AOC refuses to let critics define her, a lesson she learned from watching...\n"I grew up seeing these attacks...bad-faith attacks...completely unfounded attacks...\nJust squash it early and respond to them, and be unafraid to say 'you sound ridiculous.'"pic.twitter.com/1vJFouFpe7— H. Eric Loewe (@H. Eric Loewe) 1631201653
Holy shit this was great @AOC— \ud83d\udc35\ud83d\ude48\ud83d\ude49\ud83d\ude4a \ud83d\udc49\ud83c\udffb\ud83d\ude37 (@\ud83d\udc35\ud83d\ude48\ud83d\ude49\ud83d\ude4a \ud83d\udc49\ud83c\udffb\ud83d\ude37) 1631201602
I still remember the drunken Palin family brawl when they all crashed a birthday party in Anchorage. She was trying to stay relevant then, same as now. FOX must be getting desperate to give her air time again.— ArcticNW (@ArcticNW) 1631202188
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