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AOC Wants Special Treatment When It Comes To Twitter

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been warned by a group of attorneys that, due to her position as a public official, she is not allowed to block users on the social media platform Twitter.

This isn’t some republican group coming after her either. Earlier this year Columbia University’s Knight First Amendment Institute sued President Trump and a few other administration officials, so this isn’t an issue of bias.

Instead of simply saying “ok”, AOC is fighting back, saying that she has every right to block people who she considers to be “harassers”.

“1. I have 5.2 million followers. Less than 20 accounts are blocked for ongoing harassment. 0 are my constituents.”

“2. Harassment is not a viewpoint. Some accounts, like the Daily Caller, posted fake nude photos of me & abused my comments to spread it. No one is entitled to abuse.”

So, in short, AOC wants all the benefits of being a public official, but she doesn’t want to have to deal with any of the pushback. It’s like she’s living in her own world where negative comments don’t exist.

This comes from The Blaze:

Columbia University’s Knight First Amendment Institute sued President Trump and a few other administration officials earlier this year, arguing that the president could not limit users from seeing his social media account because doing so was a violation of the First Amendment.

Just last month, the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the plaintiffs, despite the president’s argument that his @realDonaldTrump handle was his personal account and that he has the freedom to block whomever he wants.

On Wednesday, the Knight First Amendment Institute sent a letter to Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, warning the congresswoman that her practice of blocking Twitter users “is unconstitutional,” and urging her “to unblock any Twitter users whom you or your staff have blocked from the @AOC account because of the viewpoints they have expressed.”

What a typical leftist: she can dish it out but she can’t take it.