Ocasio-Cortez tweeted her approval of the Yemeni-American bodega boycott of the NY Post over their response to Omar’s “some people did something” 9/11 remarks:
This is what real unity (& NYC solidarity) looks like.
No, Sandy, this is what fascism looks like.
She already played a big role in killing 25K Amazon jobs in NYC. So is she thrilled at the prospect of shutting down a NY paper, where more jobs would be lost?
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Saturday backed a campaign by Yemeni American shop owners in New York City to boycott the New York Post.
The freshman congresswoman hailed the “community” for the effort, which she compared to its 2017 protest of President Donald Trump’s travel ban. She retweeted a post declaring “a boycott of the racist NY Post!”….
Ocasio-Cortez – who has been the subject of numerous negative stories by the Post – has repeatedly defended Omar since a video of her making the 9/11 comments surfaced last week on Twitter.
She called the criticism of Omar, mostly by conservatives, “an incitement of violence against progressive women of color.” She also compared those who are upset to Nazis and suggested that Rep. Dan Crenshaw, D-Texas, in particular, has no right to defend 9/11 and should instead worry about right-wing extremism….