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´Epic fail´: Alexandria Oscasio-Cortez is slammed on social media for claiming the GOP changed the Constitution to prevent FDR being re-elected, but the 22nd Amendment was drafted in 1947—two years after he *

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Posted By: Ribicon, 4/1/2019 8:04:35 AM

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has incorrectly asserted that in Congress amended the Constitution to kick President Franklin Delano Roosevelt out of office. ´They had to amend the Constitution of the United States to make sure Roosevelt did not get reelected,´ Ocasio-Cortez said Friday during a night hall event with MSNBC with Chris Hayes. Ocasio-Cortez was referring to the 22nd Amendment of the Constitution which passed in 1947.(Snip) ´Epic fail. Hilarious that you say people don´t know history when you don´t know that FDR was elected FOUR times (1932, 1936, 1940 & 1944). The 22nd amendment wasn´t even

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They´re just pickin´ on her because she´s a proud Latinx woman and a former taco waitress and tip-stealing barmaid. Pride of Boston University, too.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rather Read 4/1/2019 8:08:46 AM (No. 19804)
Honestly, I am not a bit surprised. I work at a university, and the students get dumber and dumber. I am all for raising the voting age to 35.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Wetenschapper 4/1/2019 8:16:42 AM (No. 19813)
One of the twitter respondents asserts that she´s correct, because the amendment was a Republican campaign plank running up to the election. This confuses cause and effect. FDR was certainly the reason for the amendment, but he was not prevented from running for president - he was already dead. While legions of of dead Democrats customarily vote, not many run for office.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: VinGoombatz 4/1/2019 8:19:21 AM (No. 19774)
Oh dear Nancy, please put AOC in charge of ALL the committees.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: HoraceR 4/1/2019 8:20:15 AM (No. 19820)
I have an older sister, Democrat mostly, who thinks you should have to pass a civics test to vote. I agree. I would love to see the heads explode if it were to ever be seriously proposed. AOC wouldn´t be allowed to vote.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: EliotRosewater49 4/1/2019 8:23:46 AM (No. 19775)
She’s apparently way too knowledgeable to read her prepared Cliff Notes in detail. I can just see the palm-meets-forehead response to this by the person who wrote those notes.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: EliotRosewater49 4/1/2019 8:28:23 AM (No. 19772)
#4 I knew a girl in college that thought Mount Rushmore was a natural phenomenon. I told her Theodore Roosevelt was elected so as to round out the rocks that look like previous presidents
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Reply 7 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 4/1/2019 8:32:50 AM (No. 19803)
And to think Boston U gave her a diploma. They´ve got some splainin to do!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: another_clinton 4/1/2019 8:34:57 AM (No. 19815)
The Republicans didn’t keep FDR from being re-elected. The Grim Reaper did.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: seamusm 4/1/2019 8:37:23 AM (No. 19805)
Alexandria! Put your glasses back on - at least it make you LOOK smart.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Krause 4/1/2019 8:37:40 AM (No. 19810)
Is that her Indian COS who´s putting those idiotic words into her mouth? He must not like her.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rama41 4/1/2019 8:38:50 AM (No. 19779)
Come on now. Let´s not hold AOC to the unrealistic standard of having to know about things that happened before she was even born!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: AltaD 4/1/2019 8:44:27 AM (No. 19780)
I don´t suppose Chris Hayes corrected her on air.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: bad-hair 4/1/2019 8:47:07 AM (No. 19778)
Her ignorance is simply colossal. It´s actually contagious. Every time she says something I find MYSELF unable to think rationally for around 5 minutes. Next she´ll be telling us she was named after Sir Edmund Ocasio-Cortez.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Marjbaldwin 4/1/2019 8:47:14 AM (No. 19816)
Don´t be too hard on her, she´s only displaying the Rewriting History skills she learned from her Soviet mentors. Literally.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Oldenoughtoknowbetter 4/1/2019 8:47:43 AM (No. 19782)
Did she want Obama to be able to run again? Is she afraid President Trump could win for a third time? So many questions.

Anyway, I would bet Eleanor and Franklin are still voting.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: watlines 4/1/2019 8:48:02 AM (No. 19801)
To think what NYC lost when AOC told Amazon to take a walk!

Every New Yorker who listen to, and agreed with, this ignorant woman will now pay for it.

Take a look at the headlines in NYC tabloids today. Taxes are going through the roof!

NYC is devolving.

And it didn´t have to happen!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Muguy 4/1/2019 8:56:08 AM (No. 19811)
The more she opens her mouth.... the more we know how little she REALLY gets
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Reply 18 - Posted by: MainelySane 4/1/2019 8:58:05 AM (No. 19812)
She went to BU! Now, perhaps, their most famous grad.. I think she´ll never replace MLK Jr. however!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Rumblehog 4/1/2019 8:59:52 AM (No. 19777)
Too stupid to serve
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Jethro bo 4/1/2019 9:13:30 AM (No. 19806)
´They´ means at leaast 2/3 of theCongress and States decided to change the Constitution. And back then, it was mainy Democrats (as in the solid South) that had to agree. The ignorance of the upcoming generation makes me thankful I will not be around when the colossal failure they create happens.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Lawsy0 4/1/2019 9:28:02 AM (No. 19819)
All of this proves that if you can fetch yourself up to be some sort, any sort, of minority woman, you can get yourself elected to public office despite having not ONE ounce of common sense. And the rest of us suffer the consequences.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 4/1/2019 9:38:12 AM (No. 19817)
Steve Crowder should visit Boston University and ask students/faculty about how Taco Barbie reflects upon their school, how it affects the perception of their own degrees, and what history class did she take. They would run like roaches when you turn on the light.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Grampstosix 4/1/2019 9:39:47 AM (No. 19790)
#7 And harder to believe is that she was rated second in the class.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: dwillyc 4/1/2019 9:47:52 AM (No. 19770)
Don´t know much about history
Don´t know much biology
Don´t know much about science book
Don´t know much about the French I took
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Reply 25 - Posted by: qr4j 4/1/2019 9:49:42 AM (No. 19791)
The Daily Mail is none too smart. Further down in the article, AOC is referred to as a "New York senator." A senator she is not.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: NorthernDog 4/1/2019 10:00:02 AM (No. 19789)
Thank God the 1940s Republicans did something right. Anyone doubt that Barry Hussein Obama would have run for a 3rd term if possible?
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Reply 27 - Posted by: HorizonScanner 4/1/2019 10:09:28 AM (No. 19786)
All Hail Chiquita Khrushchev!
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Chuzzles 4/1/2019 10:15:40 AM (No. 19792)
And she wonders why her approval rating is at a high of 23%.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 4/1/2019 10:27:53 AM (No. 19773)
It took almost 200 years for a President to want to become a King but FDR was the first that thought he was above the traditions’ and values of the USA. In a republic there is a very good reason for limiting the time a leader is in office, we have a President not a king and to limit the damage a criminal like Obama can do.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: ladydawgfan 4/1/2019 10:43:32 AM (No. 19784)
"Chiquita Khrushchev?" OMG, #27!! I am stealing that! It´s perfect!!

OAS, I have to wonder how much her parents paid Boston U. to accept her. There´s NO way that she got there on her own merits!!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Tanker76 4/1/2019 10:56:05 AM (No. 19788)
Every time you think it weakens the nation.
Moe Howard to Curly.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: John Farson 4/1/2019 11:03:36 AM (No. 19769)
You know she has an uncle named Cortez who was a famous explorer. It’s in all the history books.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 4/1/2019 11:29:17 AM (No. 19793)
What´s even more amazing and scary is that she is polling at 25% approval. 25% of the respondents are dumber than she is.

She better be careful, she might lose her cushy goobermint salary in 2020 and again be unable to pay her bills.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Calico Al 4/1/2019 11:56:07 AM (No. 19800)
If parents are still sending their kids to BU,what does that say about the parents?
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Reply 35 - Posted by: JediJerry 4/1/2019 12:14:32 PM (No. 19818)
This girl is soooooooo duuuuummmmbbb!!!
Perfect presidential candidate for the Dumbocrats. AOC + Bernie 2020 The Dream Team of Stupid.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: acesfull 4/1/2019 12:37:25 PM (No. 19785)
When confronted.....aoc rolls her little girl eyes and says, ´soorrrry.´
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Reply 37 - Posted by: jalo1951 4/1/2019 12:39:52 PM (No. 19783)
AOS is an ass.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: Nimby 4/1/2019 12:54:26 PM (No. 19798)
What´s up with her hand gesturing? Next, she will be rolling around on the floor in tantrum
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Reply 39 - Posted by: DVC 4/1/2019 1:14:29 PM (No. 19787)
She is a middling/low IQ affirmative action ´fail-upwards´ who buys all the left´s lies, and has learned them as gospel

It must be amazing for her to continuously discover that her "basic facts of history" are actually not the truth.

Of course, that assumes that she can understand that she is wrong when it is pointed out so publicly. She may just hold a tantrum like Schiff-fer-brains and Nadless and continue to claim that everyone else has history wrong and SHE is the only one who has it right.

Leftists tend to do that a lot. De-Nile isn´t just a river in Egypt. For some, it is an entire way of life.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: chase9365 4/1/2019 2:23:53 PM (No. 19799)
A box of rocks is smarter than this girl. Yes girl.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: doctorfixit 4/1/2019 2:45:08 PM (No. 19771)
Keep the Boss Bolshevik Bucktooth Bug-Eye in sharp public view. Give her the spotlight & the microphones at every opportunity.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: joew9 4/1/2019 3:01:55 PM (No. 19794)
I notice that many of you say "she" or "her".
Are you sure? Has AOC verified to be identified as female and when did she make the decision to change that designation? We need to be careful not to offend [him | her].
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Reply 43 - Posted by: winnie1 4/1/2019 3:21:50 PM (No. 19795)
Plllllllllllllease someone stick a sock in that buckaroo mouth if it fits.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: dman 4/1/2019 3:33:06 PM (No. 19781)
Can´t fix stupid!
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Reply 45 - Posted by: RenoVet68 4/1/2019 3:33:51 PM (No. 19796)
She has maxed out her "Peter Principle", by rising to the level of incompetence.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: cartcart 4/1/2019 3:48:47 PM (No. 19802)
Remember folks, the correct answer is not really the correct answer. The real correct answer is whatever AOC THINKS is the correct answer. Frankly, I do not know where she gets her facts, but they are a wonderful tribute to foolishness and stupidity.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack 4/1/2019 4:45:46 PM (No. 19797)
How did her handlers and script writers blow that one -- oh,they must be of the same stupid ilk.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: franq 4/1/2019 6:40:46 PM (No. 19776)
God help us.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: SALady 4/1/2019 6:57:20 PM (No. 19807)
Part of me thinks that AOC is an evil genius, using her dumb girl persona to quietly gain power!!!!

But I am seriously beginning to wonder if she isn´t an actress the Republicans hired to sabotage the Demon-Rats efforts to gain more power by becoming their public face and looking so dumb and incompetent!!!!!!!

Nobody can be as stupid as she appears, so there has to be some sub-plot we aren´t seeing here...
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Reply 50 - Posted by: Goose 4/1/2019 8:47:13 PM (No. 19809)
The perils of amending the Constitution for political gain. The first party affected by the amendment was the GOP. Ike could easily have gotten a third term.
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Reply 51 - Posted by: XCenturion 4/2/2019 3:16:24 AM (No. 19814)
They type of people voting for the likes of AOC are millennials, morons and malcontents! Got back to serving tacos you moron!
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Reply 52 - Posted by: Franz 4/2/2019 2:27:10 PM (No. 19808)
The 22nd Amendment was to prevent any body else from being re-elected unlimited times like FDR. Up to FDR, all Presidents adhered to the unofficial practice established by George Washington of only running for two terms as President.

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Posted by Hazymac 5/21/2019 8:45:28 AM
There's a recurring theme in American science fiction where the country loses its way, endures some horrible but cleansing disaster, and then rediscovers the blessings of liberty. You'll find it in Robert Heinlein's "Future History" stories, where the Crazy Years -- a period of rapid technological advances, decaying social norms, and mass psychosis -- leads to the backlash of a religious dictatorship. The Prophets regime is eventually toppled by a liberty-loving group dedicated to individual rights. The theme is even more pronounced in Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged, where a socialist regime puts the country into another Great Depression, only worse. The country's capitalists
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