JStone / Shutterstock.com
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after a photo emerged of a group of white teenage boys choking and groping a life-size cutout of the New York Democrat while wearing “Team Mitch” shirts.
“Hey [Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell] — these young men look like they work for you,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted on August 5. “Just wanted to clarify: are you paying for young men to practice groping & choking members of Congress w/ your payroll, or is this just the standard culture of #TeamMitch?”
One of the boys in the photo appears to be squeezing the cutout’s neck, while another holds it and pretends to kiss Ocasio-Cortez. The photo, which was taken at an event in Fancy Farm, Kentucky, was accompanied with the caption: “break me off a piece of that.”
Some of the young men in the photo were also featured in a…
Subscribe to The North Star
Subscribe for $10 a month to gain access to this and many more articles from The North Star.
Do you already have an account? Log In