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Avowed socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) prompted accusations of hypocrisy when she attended the 2021 Met Gala on Monday wearing an ultra-fancy designer dress with the message “Tax the Rich” emblazoned across the back.
Tfw you wear a “tax the rich” dress to an event that costs $30,000 for a ticket and $275,000 for a table— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) September 14, 2021
The Met Gala is an entirely exclusive event attended by pop stars, actors, musicians, and scores of millionaire famous people with an estimated ticket costing $35,000 on an invitation-only basis. Noted The Cut:
It’s big money and a lot of celebrities. Even if you can afford a $35,000 ticket, you have to be approved by Wintour and placed by Vogue at a table. The seating chart is normally drafted in December, a full five months before. They take into account where people and their exes are sitting, and who can see whom, and place everyone individually.
The congresswoman’s dress was reportedly designed by Aurora James of Brother Vellies, who has an estimated net worth of $9 million. Speaking with Vogue, James, founder and creative director of Brother Vellies and the founder of the 15 Percent Pledge, said she wanted AOC’s statement to “push the country forward.”
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AOC knows what she’s doing. “I went in to the rich people’s house and spoke truth to power.”— Cernovich (@Cernovich) September 14, 2021
Her followers want to be controlled, they support a hypocritical ruling regime.
They are all SLAY QUEEN right now and loving it.
What makes @AOC a bigger fraud:— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) September 14, 2021
The "tax the rich" dress while she's hanging out with a bunch of wealthy leftwing elites or the lack of masks after spending the past 18 months as one of the biggest authoritarian mask Karens in the country? https://t.co/pE84Pjquh1
Tickets to the Met Gala cost $35K 😂— Emily Zanotti (@emzanotti) September 14, 2021
I’m starting to think AOC is just an elaborate Republican prank https://t.co/5kYVCfRLHh
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