Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s muted response to a woman who pushed the idea of “eating babies” as a way to stop climate change set Twitter alight.
The bizarre exchange took place during a town hall on Thursday in Corona, New York.
A woman, wearing a T-shirt with the words “Eat the Children” on it, stood up to ask Ocasio-Cortez a question. Citing predictions by a “Swedish professor,” the woman stressed the importance of urgent action on climate change since “we only have a few months left.”
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“So I think your next campaign slogan has to be this: ‘We got to start eating babies! We don’t have enough time! There is too much CO2,” she said.
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