Gosar under fire for anime attacking AOC

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

“Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar was facing criticism after he tweeted a video that included altered animation showing him striking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a sword. In a tweet Monday night, Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., referred to Gosar as ‘a creepy member I work with’ and said he ‘shared a fantasy video of him killing m.’ She added that Gosar would face no consequences because Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy ‘cheers him on with excuses.’ She also said that institutions ‘don’t protect’ women of color. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted Tuesday from the climate conference in Scotland, where she’s leading a congressional delegation that includes Ocasio-Cortez, that: ‘Threats of violence against Members of Congress and the President of the United States must not be tolerated.'” [editor’s note: Fascinating how there were constant similar fantasies expressed about Trump’s death all through his term, but nobody cared – SAT] [additional editor’s note: I remember no such fantasies of similar content offhand; not that there’s anything wrong with them – TLK] (11/09/21)