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AOC Slams Critics For Hypocrisy: ‘No One Asks How We’re Going To Pay For The Space Force’

Another day another AOC slay.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez  made headlines again on Monday for an interview she did with [ ] Anderson Cooper in which Cooper asked the freshly minted Congresswoman from New York how she would pay for her various proposals.

Ocasio-Cortez responded with barely concealed frustration, pointing out the glaring double standard at play:

“No one asks how we’re going to pay for the Space Force. No one asks how we pay for a 2 trillion dollar tax cut. We only ask how we pay for it on issues of housing, healthcare, and education.”

AOC went on to explain that the United States can pay for services that benefit the majority of its citizens the same way it pays for the military and everything else, with taxes.

Ocasio-Cortez has proposed a marginal tax rate of 70% on the richest Americans, a number that sounds alarmingly high to some (particularly those who don’t understand that only income above a certain threshold is taxed at that rate) but is actually very historically average, whereas the current tax rate is among the lowest in history.

In the same interview, Ocasio-Cortez also didn’t hesitate when Cooper asked her whether she thought Donald Trump was a racist.

Ocasio-Cortez’s growing legion of admirers were in full voice in their support of the Congresswoman.