Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Lawmaker mocks college dance critics

In the eyes of some social media critics the United States' youngest-ever congresswoman can do no right.
HOWARD THURMAN CENTER / The video of Ms Ocasio-Cortez dancing has more than eight million views on Twitter

To a lengthy list of past misdemeanours, including her clothes and not being rich, can now be added the grievous crime of dancing while in college.

A day before Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was officially sworn-in, near decade-old footage of the congresswoman dancing as a student at Boston University re-emerged on Twitter, apparently in an effort to embarrass her.

On Friday Ms Ocasio-Cortez posted a new video of her dancing outside her new office in the halls of Congress to the tune of War by Edwin Starr.

"I hear the GOP thinks women dancing are scandalous. Wait till they find out Congresswomen dance too!" she wrote, referring to the Republican Party.

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