Posted 52 days ago
Far-left Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Wednesday accused Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) of working with “his Ku Klux Klan caucus” and allowing “violent targeting of [women of color] members of congress.”
The Democrat further criticized the entirety of the GOP for allegedly inciting threats against Democrats, leading them to “pay for the security required” as Republicans profit.
“People truly don’t understand the scale, intensity, & volume of threats targeting [Rep. Ilhan Omar],” AOC posted to Twitter. “Kevin McCarthy is so desperate to be speaker that he is working with his Ku Klux Klan caucus to look aside & allow violent targeting of woc (women of color) members of Congress.”
“This cannot be ignored,” she added.
The post was published as a quote-tweet to Democratic Rep. Omar (D-MN) playing a threat she received via her phone. The implication is that Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) is responsible for the threats made against the Democrat over comments she recently made about Omar, for which she has apologized.
“While people toss out clichés like ‘we condemn all forms of racism & bigotry,’ the fact is Islamophobia is far too often tolerated and ignored,” Rep. Ocasio-Cortez continued her rant. “Bigotry is not made unacceptable by what one says about it, it’s made acceptable based on whether there are consequences for it or not.”
“It’s not just about nasty phone calls and e-mails,” the Democrat wrote. “GOP are given freedom to incite without consequence. They don’t have to pay for the security required from their acts- we do. They make money off it. [And] They are targeting tho... (Read more)