“If someone told me three years ago, while I was waitressing to help my family stay afloat, that in a few short years an unhinged president of the United States would be repeatedly saying my name at the 2020 debate, I would’ve brought them some water and told them to sober up,” the congresswoman wrote on Twitter.
She followed it up with an instruction to the president: keep her nickname out of his mouth.
AOC is a name given to me by community & the people. Y’all can call me AOC.
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“I wonder if Republicans understand how much they advertise their disrespect of women in debates when they consistently call women members of Congress by nicknames or first names while using titles and last names when referring to men of = stature,” AOC pondered.
“AOC is a name given to me by [the] community and the people. Y’all can call me AOC.
Government colleagues referring to each other in a public or professional context (aka who don’t know me like that) should refer to their peers as “Congresswoman,” “Representative,”etc. Basic respect 101”.
Basic respect? A concept a certain president could do with brushing up on…