As the Democratic Party continues to trip over itself in an attempt ride the coattails of sorrow to the ballot box, one of the left’s most precocious progressives appears to have fallen off the deep end of hyperbole.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the NY House Rep. best known for her uncanny ability to find the spotlight, offered up her own take on the senseless tragedy in Uvalde, TX this week, blaming male culture for the massacre.
Controversial Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took aim at Congress and a patriarchal society in a social-media rant in the wake of the shooting at a Texas school that left 21 people dead.
“There’s so many different areas and issues where all of us agree – if not all, an overwhelming amount of us agree. And Congress still can’t get their s*** together,” Ocasio-Cortez said in a nearly hour-long video posted on her Instagram account.
Ocasio-Cortez also took aim at toxic masculinity that she said glorified aspects such as guns and violence. She told people to “check” the men in their life.
“It just feels like there’s very few role models and examples of people talking about this in healthy ways,” she said. “And it’s a big problem because there are a lot of crises.”
The left has been glomming on to the tragedy, unsurprisingly, for whatever small slice of political pie that it can provide, and many throughout the nation are unimpressed with their antics.