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Tokenism? Was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ Fake “Black” Accent Pandering?

NEW YORK CITY-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday went all in with her own brand of tokenism for a little bit of pandering to an African-American audience at the National Action Network.  She apparently channeled her inner Barack Obama, who was also known for putting on a little mustard during his tenure for black audiences.

She then told the room that there’s nothing wrong with menial labor jobs…afterall it was she who dashed the hopes of New Yorkers to get out of those jobs and lose out on 25,000 high paying Amazon jobs.

“Ocasio-Cortez speaks in an accent that she never uses while telling a room of predominately black people that there is nothing wrong with them folding clothes, cooking, and driving other people around on a bus for a living,” said the Daily Wire’s Ryan Saavedra.

“Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is speaking in front of a predominately Black audience, and she is using this weird “Ebonics” accent in her voice.She damn near sounds like Diamond & Silk,” said African American film producer Tariq Nasheed.

 

Fox News host Tucker Carlson said the Cortez accent was fake.

Of course, Cortez responded to the backlash of using a fake accent by claiming it was real…and she’s once again a victim.

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