Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has only been a congresswoman for a few months, but in that time she has already established herself as a Democrat superstar.

From proposing her landmark Green New Deal, to eviscerating the US election process and using clips of The Office to mock her critics, Ocasio-Cortez has certainly shaken up US politics.

And now she has come up with the perfect word to describe moderates: "Meh."

She coined the term while speaking at the SXSW music festival in Texas last week to discuss a range of topics from capitalism to automation.

When asked about political moderates and incrementalism, Ocasio-Cortez didn’t hold back. She said:

It feels like moderate is not a stance, it’s just an attitude towards life. Like…

Ocasio-Cortez then shrugged her shoulders. She continued:

We’ve become so cynical, that we view ‘meh,’ or ‘eh’ — we view cynicism as an intellectually superior attitude.

And we view ambition as youthful naiveté when… the greatest things we have ever accomplished as a society have been ambitious acts of vision.

And the ‘meh’ is worshipped now. For what? Like, for what?

People on Twitter were loving AOC’s searing take down of "meh" moderates.

Although there were some who defended taking a moderate stance following Ocasio-Cortez's comments.

Not sure AOC would agree with you there.

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