Justice for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her reasonably priced trip to the salon.

a woman looking at a laptop: "Where’s the criticism of their idol spending $70k on hairstyling?"

© Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/Pool
“Where’s the criticism of their idol spending $70k on hairstyling?”

As you may recall, Ocasio-Cortez was lambasted last year for spending around $300 (including tip) on a haircut and lowlights — FOR HER BIRTHDAY. And, as anyone who has gotten their hair done in a major metropolitan area can attest, that’s the rates.

Anyway, now that information from Donald Trump’s tax returns has come to light (a whopping “$70,000 in hairstyling for television” among his deductions), Ocasio-Cortez is pointing out the hypocrisy in the overwhelmingly right-wing response to her 2019 salon visit.

“Last year Republicans blasted a firehose of hatred + vitriol my way because I treated myself to a $250 cut & lowlights on my birthday,” the congresswoman tweeted on Sunday evening. “Where’s the criticism of their idol spending $70k on hairstyling? Oh, it’s nowhere because they’re spineless, misogynistic hypocrites? Got it.”

RELATED: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Dropped Her Full Beauty Routine

AOC Gave the Details on the Makeup She Wore During Her DNC Speech



The U.S. representative weighed in on other aspects of Trump’s tax record as well, writing, “In 2016 & ‘17, I paid thousands of dollars a year in taxes *as a bartender.* Trump paid $750. He contributed less to funding our communities than waitresses & undocumented immigrants. Donald Trump has never cared for our country more than he cares for himself. A walking scam.”

Of the 18 years the New York Times reported on, the president only paid taxes for 11.

Continue Reading

Source link


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here