Marjorie Taylor Greene Targeting AOC Isn't Just Harassment, It's Dangerous - 2021-05-13

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F0.png Marjorie Taylor Greene Targeting AOC Isn't Just Harassment, It's Dangerous May 13, 2021, Esther Wang, Jezebel

Two Washington Post reporters witnessed Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) exit the House chamber late Wednesday afternoon ahead of Greene (Ga.), who shouted "Hey Alexandria" twice in an effort to get her attention. When Ocasio-Cortez did not stop walking, Greene picked up her pace and began shouting at her and asking why she supports antifa, a loosely knit group of far-left activists, and Black Lives Matter, falsely labeling them "terrorist" groups. Greene also shouted that Ocasio-Cortez was failing to defend her "radical socialist" beliefs by declining to publicly debate the freshman from Georgia. "You don't care about the American people," Greene shouted. "Why do you support terrorists and antifa?"

Ocasio-Cortez is well-versed in how to deal with trolls by this point; according to the Post, she "did not stop to answer Greene, only turning around once and throwing her hands in the air in an exasperated motion."

But she did issue a statement in which she called for House leaders and the House's Sergeant at Arms to take "real steps to make Congress a safe, civil place." Again, via the Washington Post:

Wikipedia cite:
{{cite news | first = Esther | last = Wang | title = Marjorie Taylor Greene Targeting AOC Isn't Just Harassment, It's Dangerous | url = https://theslot.jezebel.com/marjorie-taylor-greene-targeting-aoc-isnt-just-harassme-1846884770 | work = Jezebel | date = May 13, 2021 | accessdate = May 14, 2021 }}