We have a little southernism that we like to say when someone is so ignorant that there's really no helping them: 'Bless your heart."
That's all that came to mind when I read that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is in therapy due to the "trauma" she endured during the Capitol riot on January 6. She even had the gall to claim that lawmakers effectively "served in war" due to the event.
Really? Lawmakers were tucked safely away into room where rioters never made it to. AOC was not even in the same building that rioters were breaking into. How dare she try to collect grievance and compare her puny experience to war.
“After the 6th, I took some time and it was really Ayanna Pressley when I explained to her what happened to me, like the day of, because I ran to her office and she was like, ‘you need to recognize trauma,'” Ocasio-Cortez said.
“And I feel like I learned this the hard way after my father had passed away when I was a teenager … That happened at a young age and I locked it away. You have to live with it for years,” she continued.“Oh yeah, I’m doing therapy but also I’ve just slowed down."
I think the Trump administration had a lot of us, especially Latino communities, in a very reactive mode," she added.
“Sixty seconds could have meant potentially the difference between what we have right now and a martial state,”AOC declared, “This was an all-out attempted coup.”
“If 60 seconds went differently, if a different door was opened, if a chair wasn’t barricaded in a certain way, we could have a completely different reality right now,” she lamented. “We don’t want to acknowledge that that’s how close we got, but that is how close we got.”
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