Ocasio-Cortez Admits Defeat, Apologizes for Blocking Twitter Critic

NewsBusters | 11/8/2019 | Staff
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) was forced to eat a slice of humble pie after she lost a lawsuit over free speech.

The far-left Democrat apologized Monday for blocking one of her critics on Twitter, and as the Wall Street Journal summarized, she “agreed to settle a First Amendment lawsuit that challenged her practice of barring people from her account.” WSJ recounted how this particular lawsuit lawsuit filed back in July accused Ocasio-Cortez of “trying to suppress views contrary to hers in violation of the First Amendment.”

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Former New York City Democratic state assemblyman Dov Hikind had been blocked by Ocasio-Cortez for blasting her comparisons between Southern border detention centers and concentration camps.

“I have reconsidered my decision to block Dov Hikind from my Twitter account,” she declared in a Monday statement. “Mr. Hikind has a First Amendment right to...
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