Conservatives Freak Out Over AOC’s Lack Of Joy During Trump’s SOTU

delivers the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives on February 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump's second State of the Union address was postponed one week due to the partial government shutdown.
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 05: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) watches President Donald Trump's State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on Febr... WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 05: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) watches President Donald Trump's State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on February 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. A group of female Democratic lawmakers chose to wear white to the speech in solidarity with women and a nod to the suffragette movement. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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February 6, 2019 11:51 am
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Conservatives are so obsessed with hating Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) that she evokes ire from them simply by doing nothing.

During much of President Trump’s State of the Union address, Ocasio-Cortez remained seated with a straight face. Her lack of joy during Trump’s speech was too much some conservatives, and they lashed out on Twitter, mocking her body language.

The conservative freakout prompted Ocasio-Cortez to defend herself, arguing there was no reason she should feel obligated to applaud policies she disagrees with.

Her response only invited further conservative indignance.

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