‘Fake feminist’: Palin rips AOC after she attacks Texas abortion law by talking about ‘menstruating persons’
Democrats have risen up in opposition to the new law in Texas, which bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, when a heartbeat is detected. In a recent interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) said Abbott is coming from a place of “deep ignorance” because he doesn’t understand how a “menstruating person’s body” works.
“If he did, he would know that you don’t have six weeks,” the democratic socialist congresswoman said, noting that six weeks pregnant means a woman is late on her period for two weeks, which can happen for a variety of reasons, including stress and diet changes. This feature of biology, she suggested, can lead to a person being unaware of her pregnancy until later in the term.Also on rt.com Twitter reinstates anti-abortion movie account after sparking outrage with unexplained suspension
“He speaks from such a place of deep ignorance... and it's not just ignorance, it's ignorance that is hurting people across this country,” Ocasio-Cortez said.
During a Fox News appearance on Thursday, former Alaska governor and John McCain’s running mate in 2008 fired back, labeling the Democrat a “fake feminist.”
“Wow, AOC, she’s really milking this, isn’t she?” Palin said. “She’s such a fake feminist that she would bring up an issue like this and try to use it to make some kind of political point.”
Ocasio-Cortez is “milking the whole female thing” and should be “embarrassed” Palin said.
Ocasio-Cortez did not hold back, responding with a short video advising Palin to call “1-800-CRY-NOW,” and referred to her efforts to raise money for abortion providers in Texas as proof she is not a “fake feminist.”
In fact, we also set up a corresponding website - proceeds go to abortion and reproductive health providers in Texas: https://t.co/16yiomTbyD— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) September 9, 2021
Both controversial public figures earned heated reactions in their tiff, with some noting Ocasio-Cortez’s fake ‘phone number’ didn’t contain enough digits.
joke's on her, 1-800-cry-now isn't enough digits https://t.co/cSow0bGsbS— Jeryl Bier (@JerylBier) September 9, 2021
LOL!The North American Numbering plan uses 11 digits for long distance/Toll Free numbers. If you notice, 1-800-CRY-NOW is 1-800-279-669.She tries to dunk on Palin but doesn't have enough digits for her "Phone Number." 🤣If you're upset with this tweet, try 1-800-CRY-MORE! https://t.co/jZiGW28ACf— They Call Me Ralph (@NewRandomGeek) September 9, 2021
Others saw the exchange of low blows over the Texas law as just further proof of how “unserious” politicians can be.
We’re governed by unserious people, Part XLVIII.. https://t.co/zLl74eMQgl— Joe Concha (@JoeConchaTV) September 9, 2021
The Biden administration announced a federal lawsuit challenging the Texas law on Thursday, with Attorney General Merrick Garland saying it is in “open defiance” of the Constitution as it uses an “unprecedented scheme” to “insulate the state from responsibility.”
Responding to the lawsuit, Abbott accused President Joe Biden of using the DOJ to distract from recent poor press coverage related to the messy Afghanistan withdrawal.
“Unfortunately, President Biden and his administration are more interested in changing the national narrative from their disastrous Afghanistan evacuation and reckless open-border policies instead of protecting the innocent and unborn,” he said. “We are confident that the courts will uphold and protect that right to life.”
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