There’s something about AOC: why the Democrat drives right-wing Americans crazy

Violent extremists and white nationalists have been targeting Democrat politicians – especially women – for some time now, but the articulate and outspoken Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez seems to throw them into a particular tizzy

14th November, 2021
There’s something about AOC: why the Democrat drives right-wing Americans crazy
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attracted controversy by wearing a dress with the slogan ‘Tax the Rich’ on the back when attending the 2021 Met Gala in New York last September. Picture: Getty

Last Sunday, Paul Gosar, a Republican Congressman from Arizona, retweeted an anime video from his official congressional Twitter and Instagram accounts. The video, a doctored version of the opening credits from the Japanese anime series Attack on Titan, superimposed Gosar’s face on a flying hero as he violently slashes and kills a character altered to represent Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The clip which he renamed “Attack of Immigrants” concludes with him posed to attack a...

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