Socialist Who Won NY Primary Defends Slandering Israel

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a socialist who won a surprise victory in a New York congressional primary, defended slandering Israel on the antisemitic Arab network Al Jazeera.

During the Hamas-led riots on the Gaza border, Ocasio-Cortez called the events a "massacre" on Twitter and demanded action from Democratic politicians.

"It's about people who are unarmed who are killed," she said. "If 60 people were shot and killed in Ferguson, if 60 people were shot and killed in Puerto Rico, if 60 people were shot and killed in the South Bronx. It's tragic. It's tragic."

There was no massacre at the Gaza border and the overwhelming majority of the 60 people she mentions were terrorists attempting to infiltrate Israel or damage the border fence..

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