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May 11, 2023

Shameless bigotry’: AOC’s not-so-warm welcome to Marjorie Taylor Greene after she leads NYC Trump rally

On Sunday, May 30th, Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican congresswoman from Georgia, led a rally in New York City in support of former President Donald Trump. The rally was met with a counter-protest, and among those who spoke out against Greene was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democratic congresswoman from New York. In a tweet, Ocasio-Cortez called out Greene's "shameless bigotry" and criticized her for coming to New York City to spread hate. She also pointed out that Greene had previously endorsed the QAnon conspiracy theory, which has been linked to violence and extremism. Greene's rally was just the latest example of the deep political divide in the United States, and the increasingly hostile rhetoric that has come to define American politics. While some have praised Greene for her outspoken support of Trump and her willingness to challenge the political establishment, others have condemned her for her extreme views and her association with far-right groups. For Ocasio-Cortez, Greene's visit to New York City was a clear example of the kind of hate and intolerance that has become all too common in American politics. In her tweet, she called on New Yorkers to stand up against bigotry and to reject the kind of divisive rhetoric that Greene represents. The clash between Greene and Ocasio-Cortez is just one example of the deep political divisions that continue to plague the United States. While some have called for unity and reconciliation, others have doubled down on their political beliefs and refused to compromise. As the country continues to grapple with the aftermath of the 2020 election and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it remains to be seen whether Americans will be able to come together and find common ground. But one thing is clear: the kind of hate and intolerance that was on display at Greene's rally has no place in American politics, and must be rejected at every turn.