Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed for masking up during photoshoot, removing it after
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez received criticism for appearing to put a mask on only for the duration of a photoshoot, immediately removing it while socializing in a large crowd outside the Capitol building.
The congresswoman was taking part in a staged protest on the Capitol Building to urge the CDC and President Biden to extend the eviction moratorium, which allows tenants who refuse to pay rent to remain in place.
“AOC masks up for a photo-op, then removes it afterwards,” tweeted the Post Millennial, along with a video of the incident.
Reactions to the congresswoman’s mask theatrics spread across social media.
“more celebrity than politician,” replied one Twitter user.
“Looks like a super spreader event to me,” replied another.
“She is a faker like everyone else in the Swamp. And all those people surrounding her know it. But Democrats believe in ‘any means to an end’ and they’ve convinced themselves and a good percentage of America that they are the ‘good guys,'” replied someone else.
“Everyone bashing Florida for not mandating mask but yet AOC can sit in a group of people UNMASKED before a photo op, then take it off afterwards not to mention biden is allowing unmasked, unvaccinated covid positive migrants to illegally cross our boards #FloridaCovid,” said someone else.