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Republican Congressman Refers To Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez As 'This Girl...Or Whatever She Is' During Campaign Event

By Chet Dawson

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shocked the nation with her Democratic primary victory over Joe Crowley, who has been a Congressman since Smash Mouth first hit the radio and was presumed to be on track to replace Nancy Pelosi as Democratic leader. 

The 28-year-old congressional nominee is a rising star in the left side of politics and, on a much more basic level, she is a human woman of Puerto Rican descent.

These simple facts apparently were entirely lost on Republican Ron DeSantis of Florida, who referred to her at a fundraising event as: 

"this girl Ocasio-Cortez, or whatever she is"