Total Dumbass Ocasio-Cortez Just Massively Misquoted The Constitution
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is really digging herself into a hole this week with retaliatory tweets and spur of the moment comments.
In her latest blunder, she apparently managed to misquote the Constitution of the United States.
Dailycaller.com reported: Democratic Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez misquoted the U.S. Constitution while threatening to run for president on Thursday.
According to a recap in Politico’s Playbook, Ocasio-Cortez was doing a Politico photoshoot at Harvard University when she and a photographer joked about a potential presidential run.
“You can’t even run for president for another six years,” the photographer said, pointing out that Ocasio-Cortez just turned 29 years old.
Ocasio-Cortez then claimed that the Constitution only places a presidential age limit on men and threatened to run for president if Republicans don’t pass the Equal Rights Amendment.
“No, not for a long time. Thank God,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “Although we’ve been joking that because the Equal Rights Amendment hasn’t been passed yet, the Constitution technically says he cannot run unless he’s 35. … So what we’ll do is we’ll force the Republican Party to pass the Equal Rights Amendment by threatening to run for president.”
“That is awesome,” the photographer reportedly replied. “All the people who say a literal interpretation of the Constitution is the only thing you should be paying attention to.”
“I will keep vigilance,” Ocasio-Cortez promised.
As Playbook notes, the Constitution does not say “he” cannot run — it says “any person.” (source 1)
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