Ocasio-Cortez calls out conservative group for inciting death threats

Geraldine Edwards
April 16, 2019

My fellow students often tell me that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a "role model" and that America should be more like socialist Europe.

"So here you go, you guys are breaking news". There are also derogatory allusions to her youth, like when commentator Brit Hume said that "she's kind of adorable in sort of the way that a 5-year-old child can be adorable", according to the research.

"I gave up on it", the New York Democrat said in an interview with Yahoo News' "Skullduggery" podcast, adding her office "still has accounts" on the social media platform.

Her tweet came as she defended her fellow freshman Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat, whom Republican critics have accused of belittling the September 11 terrorist attacks.

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Her tweet came as she defended her fellow freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat, who came under fire this week for belittling the September 11 terrorist attacks.

Crenshaw served five deployments overseas - while on his third combat tour, he was hit by an IED blast during a mission in Afghanistan that destroyed his right eye and badly injured his left eye.

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) retweeted a video Tuesday of Omar speaking at a Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) fundraising event last month.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has finally weighed in on one of the most divisive questions any New Yorker can face: Yankees or Mets? "If a lot of people tweeted that, perhaps Twitter would've taken the tweet down as targeted harassment. I try to do that during the workweek".

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Omar slammed conservatives for attacking her comments in a Twitter post, in which she called out Fox News and Crenshaw specifically, writing that it is a "dangerous incitement, given the death threats I face". I would hope and wish that a diplomatic approach could impact policy.

Ocasio-Cortez joins other prominent users who have given up on the social network, including WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton, who sold his company to Facebook in 2014, and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

"You described an act of terrorism on American soil that killed thousands of innocent lives as 'some people did something.' It's still unbelievable, as is your response here", he wrote.

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