She’s the gift that keeps on giving, right?
Last night, social media darling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, held forth on Instagram Live while assembling furniture and enjoying some wine and popcorn (or some sort of snack of the crunchy variety).
When questioned as to her opinion regarding a “female draft,” Ocasio-Cortez ruminated then responded:
Q: Would you support a female draft?
AOC: As long as we have a draft, I support people of all genders being drafted. pic.twitter.com/unMJB08r6q
— Matt Whitlock (@mattdizwhitlock) April 4, 2019
“Um…(*cromch* *cromch*)…would you support a female draft? So long as we have a draft (*cromch* *cromch*) I support…people of all genders being drafted…equality.”
Or, is that “Ahhggquality”?
— The Reagan Battalion (@ReaganBattalion) April 4, 2019
Setting aside the fact that the way she phrased her response almost made it seem as though she’s under the mistaken impression that we currently do have a draft (not to mention the intersectional nod to the non-binariness of gender), the expounding through popcorn chomping really conveys her gravitas, no?
For some reason, I’m reminded of this:
(Note: I am not calling AOC “a dog.” She’s an attractive young lady, politics notwithstanding. It’s just that her cromching habits called the above to mind.)
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