Pulling a Hillary? Ocasio-Cortez Roasted for Allegedly Using Fake Accent


from Sputnik News:

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been accused of pulling off a fake southern accent while delivering a speech at the National Action Network convention, which reportedly had a predominantly black audience, on Friday.

New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, often referred to as AOC, took to Twitter to defend herself following massive backlash online: she’s drawn much flak for seeming to adopt a southern drawl while addressing a majority-black audience on Friday.

While claiming that it was a Bronx thing, rather than an accent, she said that’s how she talks and acts all the time.

In a speech at the National Action Network conference, AOC offered a message to the working class, reflecting on her days as a bartender: “I’m proud to be a bartender. Ain’t nothing wrong with that”.

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