Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez flubs basic government 101 facts

By Molly Prince

Progressive darling and Democratic Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York didn’t accurately name the three branches of government on Sunday despite her upcoming role as a congresswoman.

“If we work our butts off to make sure that we take back all three chambers of Congress, uh, rather, all three chambers of government — the presidency, the Senate and the House — in 2020,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “We can’t start working in 2020.”

The self-proclaimed Democratic socialist seemed to be confusing the two chambers of Congress, the House of Representatives and the Senate, with the three branches of American government, the Executive, Legislative and Judicial.

Ocasio-Cortez graduated cum laude from Boston University in 2011 with a bachelors degreein economics and international relations.

When confronted on Twitter with her lack of knowledge, Ocasio-Cortez responded by accusing Republicans of “drooling” over her.

“Maybe instead of Republicans drooling over every minute of footage of me in slow-mo, waiting to chop up word slips that I correct in [sic] real-tomd, they actually step up enough to make the argument they want to make,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “That they don’t believe people deserve a right to healthcare.”

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6 thoughts on “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez flubs basic government 101 facts

  1. How about passing a few political science classes before trying to get elected to represent us in DC

  2. She may have a degree, but she”s just anothe ranting Bernie. I’ve got a ticket for you, Bernie and her. WOW!!!!

  3. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, I’m glad to see what these New Liberal DemocRATs have to offer ???
    Just because she got elected, she’s still an Idiot spewing her socialist rhetoric ………fools voted.

    Every vote counts……. wake up people !! Vermont we made our mistake with Bernie, Fools Vote
    even in Vermont……..Pretty sad !!

  4. The stupid is strong in AOC,also many other uneducated young people of the past thirty to forty years beyond belief.

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