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Ocasio-Cortez botches biblical story of Jesus’ birth in attempt to defend refugees

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!” 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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