Article by DAVE GOLDINER
AOC says #TeamMitch is a bunch of dangerous perverts — but his campaign essentially says boys will be boys.
The liberal lightning rod is demanding Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) take action after campaign supporters were pictured groping and insulting a cardboard cut-out model of her.
“Are you paying for young men to practice groping & choking members of Congress w/ your payroll, or is this just the standard culture of #TeamMitch?” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens) asked on Twitter.
A group of young white men in official McConnell “Team Mitch” campaign T-shirts are shown kissing and fondling the faux firebrand in a photo. Some of them are also shown giving the thumbs down sign.
“Break me off a piece of that,” one of the men wrote in a caption to a Facebook post including the photo.
Several of the men are depicted in a photo shared by McConnell’s official campaign Instagram account showing them holding up cut-out faces of conservative Supreme Court judges approved under McConnell’s Senate leadership.
Ocasio-Cortez has become the focus of hatred for the far right wing and supporters of President Trump. As a young woman of color, she is often subjected to disturbing sexual threats online.
McConnell had no immediate comment.
McConnell’s reelection campaign pooh-poohed the disturbing post and emphasized that the young men are teenagers…
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