After partying maskless in Florida, AOC tested positive for coronavirus. This is according to a statement issued by her office last Sunday night.
AOC Tested Positive For COVID-19
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), also known as AOC, tested positive for COVID-19 last week. Her office said that she’s currently at home recovering. In addition, the statement indicated that the New York representative is experiencing symptoms.
Earlier, Ocasio-Cortez received her booster shot in the fall. Her statement also implored Americans to get their booster shots. It also called for people to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.
AOC Tested Positive After Being Spotted Maskless in Florida
Prior to testing positive for coronavirus, multiple media reports showed the New York representative going out maskless.
In a video that circulated on social media, a Twitter user filmed AOC socializing among large crowds in Miami. The post recorded her walking around and talking to people without a mask at an LGBTQ bar in Miami.
Ocasio-Cortez’s trip to Florida came at the time when New York reported record surges in COVID-19 cases. Health officials identified most new cases as from the Omicron variant, a high-transmissible COVID strain.
Brandon Leslie, the reporter who posted the video, said the point is about being maskless. “For those of you with zero sense of humor: the whole point of this post is to expose hypocrisy.
We don’t actually care that she’s maskless. We care that she fearmongers about Florida but then has the audacity to vacation here,” Leslie explained.
AOC Tested Positive for COVID, Then Sexualized The Issue of Going Maskless
In addition, another video surfaced that showed a maskless AOC dining at an outdoor restaurant with her boyfriend, Riley Roberts. Upon learning of the post, AOC changed the topic altogether.
Instead of responding to charges of going around maskless, she accused Republicans of being sexually frustrated. “It’s starting to get old ignoring the very obvious, strange, and deranged sexual frustrations that underpin the Republican fixation on me, women,& LGBT+ people in general.
These people clearly need therapy, won’t do it, and use politics as their outlet instead. It’s really weird,” Ocasio-Cortez posted.
As a result, Fox host Kayleigh McEnany criticized her “middle school” response to the video. Instead of replying to not wearing a mask, McEnany chided AOC for sexualizing the matter. McEnany urged her to respond that befits her stature as a United States representative.
Liberal Media Ignored AOC’s Maskless Vacation
Even as AOC tested positive for COVID, many mainstream news outlets chose to underplay her maskless trips. According to Fox News, the liberal media deliberately ignored Ocasio-Cortez’s maskless jaunts.
Both the New York Times and the Washington Post did not run any articles about it. This is surprising, as both newspapers post news about other Americans going maskless. CNN covered Ocasio-Cortez but didn’t mention her maskless trip in a crowded bar.
Some liberal media companies instead reported how Republicans wear projecting their sexual frustrations on her when posting criticisms about her.
Nobody seemed to mind that the New York representative, who advocated vaccine and mask mandates, chose to ignore her own safety in a state where she criticizes COVID policies.
Watch the SKY News Australia video reporting that Democratic NY representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tests positive to COVID:
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