AOC: I don’t wanto hear “coup-supporting GOP talk about ‘blue lives’ ever again”


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said on Wednesday that she does not want to hear the “coup-supporting GOP talk about ‘blue lives’ ever again” in the wake of the Capitol protests, concluding that Republicans care more about “preserving the social order and the mythology of whiteness” than democracy.

“I don’t want to hear these coup-supporting GOP talk about ‘blue lives’ ever again,” the New York lawmaker told her 11.5 million Twitter followers Wednesday afternoon.

“They never cared about safety. Never cared about ‘law & order.’ And certainly do not care for democracy. They only care for power, & invited chaos in an effort seize it. They are unfit to serve,” she continued, providing a clip of her recent Instagram Live, where she railed against Republican colleagues, accusing them of caring more about preserving the “mythology of whiteness” than democracy itself.

“I don’t want to hear or see the Republican Party talk about blue lives ever again. This was never about safety for them. It was always a slogan, because if they actually cared about rule of law, they would speak up when people break the law,” she said, failing to mention her party’s overwhelming failure to condemn the Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, as well as the lawless “autonomous zones,” that dominated several cities over the summer.

“They would enforce fairness and equity but they don’t give a damn about the law,” she continued. “They don’t give a damn about order. They give a damn about white supremacy.”

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