Ocasio-Cortez Gets Hammered After Anti-Israel Remarks, Admitting Ignorance

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Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has received intense backlash after an interview with PBS in which she made comments with anti-Semitic undertones that prompted even left-leaning pundits to express embarrassment over her remarks.

In an interview on PBS's "Firing Line" with host Margaret Hoover, Ocasio-Cortez called Israel the "occupiers" of Palestine and then fumbled over her words when pressed to explain herself.

After an stumbling attempt to explain her answer, the economics and international relations major eventually conceded that she did not know what she was talking about, saying that she was not "an expert."

Still, the backlash that she faced online was overwhelming and brutal, with tens of thousands of people responding to Ocasio-Cortez's disastrous interview. Below are some of the reactions:

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