Glenn Greenwald says photos of maskless Met Gala celebs expose 'crude cultural segregation'

Posted 12 days ago


The glitzy, celebrity-heavy Met Gala in New York Monday night was ripped as being excessive and out-of-touch, and many of those same critics are now also noting the apparent lack of masking and social distancing at the affair.

Journalist Glenn Greenwald singled out Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., as one of the evening's worst offenders. AOC was first mocked for showing up to the gala wearing a dress with the words "tax the rich" painted on it in red, arguing that her message fell on deaf ears because of her presence at the swanky soirée.

Attendees were required to be vaccinated, but Greenwald said the photos of Ocasio-Cortez going maskless, while her "servants" were forced to wear masks, painted an "ugly" picture. Standing behind Ocasio-Cortez and the celebrities in many of the event photos were masked event employees and volunteers helping usher attendees along the red carpet....(Read more)