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AOC proves she ‘really sucks at math’ when responding to Dems’ failed power grab

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It’s bad enough that U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is not that good at math, but the self-avowed socialist doesn’t even grasp the basic concept of American governance.

On Tuesday, Senate Republicans blocked HR1, the Democratic Party’s For the People Act, which the media is selling as a sweeping voting rights and government ethics bill — those in the know call it what it is, an ambitious power grab, perhaps greatest yet,  that seeks to establish federal control over state and local elections.

The GOP was successful in stopping the legislation, which needed 60 votes to move forward. The Senate split evenly by party affiliation, voting 50-50 — two independent senators caucus with the Democratic Party.

Unhappy with the failure of the carefully crafted power grab, AOC took to Twitter to voice her displeasure.

“Call me radical, but I do not believe a minority of Senators should be able to block voting rights for millions of people,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “But I guess I’m just from that far-left school of thought that legislation should pass when a majority of legislators vote for it.”

The 50 GOP votes are no more a “minority,” as AOC suggested, than the 50 votes in favor are a “majority,” as she further claimed.

As for protecting the voting rights “for millions,” there are just as many millions, if not more, who see the bill as doing the opposite.

Ocasio-Cortez was responding to a clip of Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.,  attacking Republicans over the vote — the partisan hack claimed the legislation bill would “protect” voting rights, which she mimicked.

“I want to be clear about what just happened on the Senate floor. Every single Senate Republican just voted against starting debate — starting debate — on legislation to protect Americans’ voting rights,” Schumer said.

“Now, Republican senators may have prevented us from having a debate on voting rights today,” he said. “But I want to be very clear about one thing: the fight to protect voting rights is not over. By no means. In the fight for voting rights, this vote was the starting gun, not the finish line.”

He went on to falsely claim that GOP-led state governments “are making it harder for younger, poorer, urban, and non-white Americans to vote.”

Democrats continue to make every effort to manipulate the electoral process in their  quest to obtain power and hold it, with the Supreme Court showing little desire to get involved.

Social media users responses to remind AOC of what constitutes a majority, and to remind her that Democrats have been heavy users of the filibuster — a legislative tool that has been around since the early 1800s.

Here’s a sampling of some of those responses from Twitter:

Tom Tillison


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