Hollywood Applauds Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Evisceration Of Sexist & Verbally Abusive GOP Congressman

Hollywood Applauds Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Evisceration Of Sexist & Verbally Abusive GOP Congressman
“This issue is not about one incident,” declared Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said today on the House floor in a searing response to being accosted and insulted with profanity by Republican Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida this week. “It is cultural,” the Democrat for New York’s 14th congressional district added, garnering strong reaction from Hollywood, past presidential contenders and others.

In her 10-minute remarksThursday, the savvy progressive politician known to many simply as Aoc took aim at Yoho’s behavior and his non-apology on Wednesday as being “accepting of a violence and violent language against women, an entire structure of power that supports that.”

Followed by strong support from fellow Democrats, the speech attacking a sexist and toxic culture in the corridors of power and elsewhere struck a chord on cable news and social media:

If Luna turns out to be half the woman Alexandria is, I will have won.
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