Don’t let a few historical facts get in the way of trying to score a political point.
Social Congresswoman-to-be Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter on Tuesday to wish the world a Merry Christmas, and attempted to use the day to score a political point for refugees.
Except she got the story wrong.
Joy to the World!
Merry Christmas everyone – here’s to a holiday filled with happiness, family, and love for all people. 🌎(Including refugee babies in mangers + their parents.)
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) December 25, 2018
“Joy to the World!” she tweeted.
“Merry Christmas everyone – here’s to a holiday filled with happiness, family, and love for all people,” she continued, adding in parantheses, “Including refugee babies in mangers + their parents,” of course referring to the biblical account of Jesus’ birth in a stable manger.
Ocasio-Cortez botches one major detail in her attempted political tweet: Jesus wasn’t a “refugee.”
Read the full story from The American Mirror
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