Paul Revere by Cyrus Dallin, North End, Boston
Saturday, July 25, 2020
U.S. Representative Ocasio-Cortez
Not all heroes wear capes.
Earlier this week, Republican U.S. Representative from Florida, Ted Yoho, accosted Rep. Ocasio-Cortez in the U.S. House of Representatives with vulgar and abusive language and Rep. Ocasio-Cortez answered him in an intelligent, measured, and searing rebuke without using any vulgar language or name-calling. That's because she's smart, and knows how to disarm loud, boorish, little men who cannot deal with women who are smarter and more eloquent than they are.
Brava, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez. You were magnificent and a model for all our daughters!
Here are some Letters to the Editor from the New York Times praising her response: