AOC's ignorant attack on St. Damien of Molokai

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., NY), in the words of a friend, gave new meaning to the word moron. She attacked Saint Damien of Molokai as an example of "what patriarchy and white supremacist culture looks [sic] like." What provoked her was that a statue of the saint, who gave his life attending to lepers, was in the Capital. 

Lordy, Lord, Lord. Damien is revered in Hawaii and in Belgium from where he went to Hawaii as a missionary priest. Here's a defense of this Godly man:

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  • AOC has been ignorant from birth. How she and her cohorts can rashly make statements about people they know absolutely nothing about is beyond ignorant. It is actually dangerous.

  • Even if she didn't know about him herself, surely she had someone on her staff who could identify this heroic man! Ugh!

  • In reply to Margaret H. Laing:

    It's possible that, because congressional aides are sometimes young, no one on her staff knew. All the worse for us.

  • "She [Ocasio] was not referring to the saint's life or manner of conduct, but to the fact that he is memorialized inside the Capitol while Queen Lili'uokalani, the last monarch of the kingdom of Hawaii, is not."

  • In reply to Aquinas wired:

    "To be fair, Ocasio-Cortez is not actually calling St. Damien a white supremacist. I'm sure she would agree that lots of people can exemplify "patriarchy and white supremacist culture" by having statues of themselves erected for their heroic service to non-white communities. She just picked a bad example. Nobody's perfect." Matthew Walther

    Dennis, the writer you quote in This Week magazine treated Ocasio-Cortez fairly. Why didn't you, instead of calling her a "moron"?

  • In reply to Aquinas wired:

    You haven't been reading Dennis for very long if you have to ask that question. Dennis has stuff to sell and everything he writes is done with that in mind.

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