Election 2020

AOC Tried to Mock the GOP on Twitter... It Did Not Go Well

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On the first night of the Republican National Convention, Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) decided it would be a good idea to mock the GOP for its decision not to update the 2016 Republican Party platform—a decision that was predictably mischaracterized by the media—by taking a swipe at the GOP mascot.

“Honestly elephants deserve so much better than to be a mascot for this,” she tweeted.

Really, AOC? That’s the best you could come up with? Did she not realize what would happen next?

Jenna Ellis, a senior legal adviser to the Trump campaign and attorney to President Trump, was happy to point out the obvious, which apparently went over the head of poor AOC:

Others also responded to AOC about how appropriate the DNC mascot is.

Sorry, AOC, your attempt at an epic burn turned out to be another epic fail.

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Matt Margolis is the author of the new book Airborne: How The Liberal Media Weaponized The Coronavirus Against Donald Trumpand the bestselling book The Worst President in History: The Legacy of Barack Obama. You can follow Matt on Twitter @MattMargolis

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