Ocasio-Cortez Dismisses Shapiro’s Debate Challenge As Sexist — So The Ladies Line Up

Virginia Kruta Associate Editor
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Conservative women lined up to challenge New York Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to a debate on Thursday. Their challenges came after she dismissed a similar challenge from conservative commentator Ben Shapiro as sexist (“just like catcalling”), claiming that he had “bad intentions.”

Shapiro started the conversation with a simple request: $10,000 to her campaign if she sat down with him for an hour-long show on Sunday.

When people began to call her out for not responding, Ocasio-Cortez painted Shapiro as a sexist, likening his “unsolicited” debate request to an unwanted catcall.

Shapiro was quick to fire back, saying that Ocasio-Cortez was the one demonstrating “bad intentions” by responding with slander.

And it wasn’t long before conservative women — ranging from Fox News contributors to Pussycat Dolls — stepped up and called Ocasio-Cortez’s bluff.

Ocasio-Cortez has yet to offer a response to any of the challenges.

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