Ocasio-Cortez goofs again: Mistakes medical services provider for insurance company

Ocasio-Cortez goofs again: Mistakes medical services provider for insurance company
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Image: Comedy Central video screen grab)

The last thing a hyperactive gaffe-prone spectacle like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be doing is calling more attention to herself. Yet despite having become an almost daily target for her half-baked socialist prescriptions, she has taken to tweeting at a more frenetic pace then ever. And to make matters worse, her comments on social media have acquired an unflattering snide edge. Last Friday, for example, she attempted to mock Fox News, writing “They are far superior to and more intelligent than me,” and was repaid in kind and then some.

She stepped in it again the following day with a tweet that was intended to support her calls for “Medicare for All” but instead backfired big-time. The problem was an ability to read. Here is her tweet. Once again, note the sarcasm:

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The problem here? Spectrum Health is not an insurance group. It is a managed care health care organization whose subsidiaries include hospitals, treatment facilities, urgent care facilities, and physician practices. If nothing else, the heading “Heart and Lung Specialized Care Clinics” on the letterhead should have clued her into the fact this was not an insurance company but a service provider.

What followed the tweet was a predictable avalanche of reactions. Some examples:

(h/t Twitchy)

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Ben Bowles

Ben Bowles

Ben Bowles is a freelance writer and regular contributor to "Liberty Unyielding."

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