Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Outfit Is Now a Meme, Thanks to a Terrible Tweet
"I'll tell you something: that jacket and coat don't look like a girl who struggles."
Images via Facebook and Twitter user Eddie Scarry
In all my time cruising the cursed content cavity known as Twitter dot com, I’ve learned but two things. Number one: Never tweet. Number two: If you do tweet, and it’s a bad tweet, stop tweeting. Under no circumstances should you try to tweet through the pain.
A reporter for the conservative Washington Examiner named Eddie Scarry learned these lessons the hard way last night when he sent a cringeworthy tweet that appeared to criticize freshmen Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for, uh, wearing a jacket and a coat.
As he was ratio’d into oblivion, Scarry first sent a bunch of tweets to try to show he was totally in the right—until, inevitably, he realized he had to delete his terrible take and issue a dumbass non-apology.
And thus, in the blink of an eye, another farcical cycle of online was complete—but not before the text of Scarry’s original tweet got turned into a meme.
The silver lining here? Ocasio-Cortez might be our first Extremely Online Representative.
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