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AOC ripped over reaction to NYPD dance crew performance

Left-handed Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is under fire after slamming a recent TV performance by the NYPD dance team. Her opponents argue that her criticism only highlights her own party’s failings.

A New York City Democratic congressman who supported the movement to defund the police was among those who targeted the police department after a police dance troupe performed on air. pix 11 Late last week.

“How many school music programs have had their funding revoked because of this?” Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) tweeted On Monday, a clip of a female police dance troupe that was not funded with taxpayer money was posted.

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is under fire for criticizing a recent performance by the NYPD dance team. AFP (via Getty Images)

The NYPD’s performance went viral on social media and sparked widespread controversy, with critics questioning the dance team’s importance given the Big Apple’s struggles with crime and an unrelenting immigration crisis.

But while condemning the dance team’s on-air gig, some critics took note of AOC’s comments and suggested that her party’s progressive policies are fueling Gotham’s biggest problems.

One person responded to AOC’s tweet about cutting school programs by saying, “Probably nothing since the funding was already cut off.”

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The NYPD dance troupe, which aired on PIX11 late last week, is not funded by taxpayers, its leader said. pix 11

Another site user added: “Isn’t this the type of police you like? Police who don’t actually enforce the law.”

One person countered, “Meanwhile, NYC is spending billions on illegal immigration because of @AOC’s policies.”

One person asked, “How much more could we fund school music programs if we got rid of useless and toxic politicians like you?”

The NYPD and its dance team have since dealt with widespread backlash, claiming the unit is like any other police department’s sports team and that taxpayer funds are not being used to support them. did.

The NYPD’s performance sparked widespread controversy, with critics questioning the dance team’s importance given the Big Apple’s struggles with crime and an unrelenting immigration crisis. pix 11

“We’re not trying to be professional dancers,” dance team president Autumn Rain Martinez told PIX11 on Tuesday. “Some of us have never danced before, and some of us have danced all our lives.

“Despite the comments we received, we’ve just been leaning on each other and just supporting each other,” she said. “This is already difficult. [police] It’s work, but I want to do more things like that. [criticism] Because doing what we love can be difficult in some ways. ”

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