Like a Slick Latex Glove, AOC Drops Science: 'Environmental Racism' is an 'Underlying Health Condition'

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., a target of racist rhetoric from President Donald Trump, responds to reporters as she arrives for votes in the House, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 18, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

 

 

When you need to understand what’s what, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is always there for the assist.

Case in point: On Friday, the former bartender asserted that, thanks to longterm environmental racism, the coronavirus is disproportionately hurting minorities.

Therefore, we need reparations for everyone. Except white people (or was she excluding some other races, too?).

Here’s the science she dropped:

“COVID deaths are disproportionately spiking in Black + Brown communities.”

Why, might you ask?

She’s way ahead of ya:

“Why? Because the chronic toll of redlining, environmental racism, wealth gap, etc. ARE underlying health conditions.”

AOC isn’t the first to pitch the environmental racism curveball; last September, Julián Castro served somethin’ similar.

The then-presidential hopeful and former Housing and Urban Devlopment secretary appeared to claim during a CNN town hall that weather can be racist:

“I know that too often times it’s people who are poor, communities of color, who take the brunt of storms that are getting more frequent and more powerful.”

Castro and Ocasio should get together. In the meantime, Alexandria’s letting us know that “inequality is a comorbidity.” And also, there’s a clear way to address that:

“Inequality is a comorbidity. COVID relief should be drafted with a lens of reparations.”

So there ya go.

Maybe if white people keep paying all other people, eventually, America will find balance to every corner of the Force?

Twitter had some things to say, and not all were of the high-five variety.

The next person had the class to insert an asterisk:

The Bongino Report had a thought:

I thought this photo, in particular, was notable:

One user lamented the truth AOC had tweeted. Apparently, “they” have no care for people brown or black. If you agree, you’re in luck — he looks to be running for Congress:

One user appeared to suspect a conspiracy:

This tweeter appreciated the basic breakdown of it all:

And if that didn’t do ya right, here’s more Ocasio-Cortez, master mover amid the pandemic. I hear tell that means there’s a crisis-level shortage of pans.

Her wisdom’s a panacea.

She’s pantastic:

-ALEX

 

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