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Democrat AOC slammed for carrying ‘tax the wealthy’ costume at Met Gala

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Democrat AOC slammed for wearing 'tax the rich' dress at Met Gala

On Monday (September 13), Democrat and House consultant Alexandria Ocasio Cortez courted controversy after she turned up the enduring Met Gala occasion in a white costume, with the phrases ‘TAX THE RICH’ written on it. The 31-year-old Democrat chief was one of many few politicians to take part within the lavish occasion, meant for the excessive fliers of Hollywood and the style trade, on the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Citing the Associated Press, Fox News reported a ticket to the occasion prices upwards of $30000. Although it remained unknown whether or not Cortez bought the ticket for the occasion, she was however seen utilizing the occasion to propagate her political views. The attendees have been anticipated to put on masks on the occasion. However, Cortez was seen flouting social distancing pointers and masking mandates at Met Gala.
While talking on the occasion, she emphasised how important her illustration was for a ‘working-class woman of colour’ on the Met gala. She mentioned, “And we said, we can’t just play along, but we need to break the fourth wall and challenge some of the institutions, and while the Met is known for its spectacle, we should have a conversation about it.” In the run-up to the 2020 Presidential elections, she had supported the election marketing campaign of Bernie Sanders and had vowed to extend the tax on the wealthy.
“We really started having a conversation about what it means to be a working class woman of color at the Met … we can’t just play along, but we need to break the fourth wall.”— Rep. @AOC on attending the #MetGala with @AuroraJames pic.twitter.com/UZj22DjMl3— The Recount (@therecount) September 14, 2021
AOC slammmed for patronising remarks whereas strolling with town’s elites
When Joe Biden grew to become the President, AOC had supported the three.5 trillion reconciliation bundle. As such, it appeared ironic that Cortez attended a lavish occasion, full of elites, to advocate for her political marketing campaign. The Democrat chief’s white costume was designed by activist Aurora James. Netizens have been fast to level her hypocrisy as she hung out with town’s elites. Journalist Benny Johnson broke down the price of attending the occasion, which incorporates designer costume ($1000), full desk ($275000), single ticket worth ($30000). He wrote, “AOC thinking she owned anyone here but herself.”
COST OF A TICKET TO THE MET GALA: $30,000COST OF A FULL TABLE AT THE MET GALA: $275,000COST OF A DESIGNER DRESS: $1,000AOC THINKING SHE “OWNED” ANYONE HERE BUT HERSELF: *PRICELESS* pic.twitter.com/94IsKaHmyK— Benny (@bennyjohnson) September 14, 2021
Columnist Marina Medvin remarked, “Tax the rich, says AOC’s dress … at the Met Gala … where tickets cost $30,000. But AOC doesn’t mean them; she means you. You’re rich. Because you work. Tax you. That’s the reality. The Met Gala guys get tax breaks. You don’t.”
“Tax the rich” says AOC’s costume … on the Met Gala … the place tickets price $30,000.But AOC doesn’t imply them; she means you. You’re wealthy. Because you’re employed. Tax you. That’s the truth. The Met Gala guys get tax breaks. You don’t. pic.twitter.com/awGxEdT2xB— Marina Medvin 🇺🇸 (@MarinaMedvin) September 13, 2021
“One of the most disgusting things I’ve ever seen. While constituents she failed are being evicted or wondering how they’re gonna eat tonight, AOC out here living large at the MetGala. Wearing a dress that says TaxTheRich but will do nothing to make it a reality. Fraud Squad” wrote one Twitter person.
One of essentially the most disgusting issues I’ve ever seen. While constituents she failed are being evicted or questioning how they’re gonna eat tonight, @AOC out right here residing giant on the #MetGala. Wearing a costume that claims #TaxTheWealthy however will do nothing to make it a actuality. #FraudSquad pic.twitter.com/ENQwYRprey— ultraviolet • 🏴🚩☭ 👁 ♿️🌛🇵🇸🏳️‍🌈🇧🇬🧜🏽‍♀️🪐 (@hexthekyriarchy) September 14, 2021
Newsmax host Sean Spicer identified that it was meaningless to spend large costs on tickets and costume solely to make a cool and woke assertion at a star-studded occasion that’s symbolic of the prosperous super-elite within the USA.
You can’t make these items up – @aoc attends the Met Gala (how a lot does a ticket go for?) carrying a costume that has acquired to break the bank…but it surely has a cool woke message “tax the rich”….perhaps as a substitute tax the costume? It really may yield extra pic.twitter.com/BQOp13mv4o— Sean Spicer (@seanspicer) September 14, 2021
Twitter person Fiorella Isabel commented, “Instead of using her platform to draw attention to evictions, homelessness & the current economic & health crisis, AOC wears a “Tax the rich” $12K costume to the #MetGala that prices $30K to attend, exhibiting simply how a lot she cares in regards to the working class. What a disgusting fraud.”
Instead of utilizing her platform to attract consideration to evictions, homelessness & the present financial & well being disaster, AOC wears a “Tax the rich” $12K costume to the #MetGala that prices $30K to attend, exhibiting simply how a lot she cares in regards to the working class. What a disgusting fraud. https://t.co/0kbiEr5twI— Fiorella Isabel (@Fiorella_im) September 14, 2021
Donald Trump Junior labelled Alexandria Ocasio Cortez as an enormous fraud. “What is a bigger fraud? The ‘tax the rich’ dress while she’s hanging out with a bunch of wealthy leftwing elites or the lack of masks after spending the past 18 months as one of the biggest authoritarian mask Karens in the country?” he inquired.
What makes @AOC an even bigger fraud:The “tax the rich” costume whereas she’s hanging out with a bunch of rich leftwing elites or the dearth of masks after spending the previous 18 months as one of many greatest authoritarian masks Karens within the nation? https://t.co/pE84Pjquh1— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) September 14, 2021
Besides AOC, the occasion noticed a number of Hollywood stars in fancy designer attire. While Kendall Jenner wore a see-through robe that was embellished with rhinestones, rapper Lil Nas X pulled off a Lady gaga with 3 totally different outfits for the occasion. Kim Kadrasishan was noticed in a black-out hoodie made by Balenciaga designer Demna Gvasali.