Democratic New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez showed up in a “Tax the Rich” dress at the annual elite Met Gala in New York City and drew cheers and jeers.
The congresswomen wore an off-the-shoulder white gown with the message “Tax the Rich” written in red across the back of the at the 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. (RELATED: Liberal Activists Rebrand Sex Changes As ‘Gender-Affirming Medical Care’ To Bully State Officials Into Allowing The Mutilation Of Children)
She completed the look with her hair pulled back, jewelry and high heels. (RELATED: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says ‘Absurdly Cruel’ US Embargo Is Partly Responsible For Cuban Suffering)
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez arrived at the #MetGala in a white Brother Vellies dress emblazoned with the words, “TAX THE RICH” in bright red letters across the back.
— The New York Times (@nytimes) September 14, 2021
Others noted the fact that Ocasio-Cortez wore a dress about taxing the rich at an elite event.
Senator Marsha Blackburn commented on social media about the dress and wrote that, “@AOC is making the most of her $30,000 Met Gala ticket with all her Hollywood elite friends.”
— Sen. Marsha Blackburn (@MarshaBlackburn) September 14, 2021
— Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) September 13, 2021
What makes @AOC a bigger fraud:
The “tax the rich” dress while she’s hanging out with a bunch of wealthy leftwing elites or the lack of masks after spending the past 18 months as one of the biggest authoritarian mask Karens in the country? https://t.co/pE84Pjquh1
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) September 14, 2021
Tickets to the Met Gala cost $35K
I’m starting to think AOC is just an elaborate Republican prank https://t.co/5kYVCfRLHh
— Emily Zanotti (@emzanotti) September 14, 2021
Outside of AOC being tone deaf and a complete hypocrite, the dress is ugly. https://t.co/qcVzQk4fKh
— Lisa Boothe (@LisaMarieBoothe) September 14, 2021
“Tax the Rich”……But first I’m gonna go have the time of my life partying with them all at the most extravagant over the top party of the year that is essentially a celebration of richness. pic.twitter.com/ZkSUnRkqGs
— Dave Portnoy (@stoolpresidente) September 14, 2021
AOC is to socialism what the Sex Pistols were to punk rock.
— Karol Markowicz (@karol) September 14, 2021
The New York Times fashion critic also appeared to criticize the dress.
— Vanessa Friedman (@VVFriedman) September 14, 2021
The annual event draws Hollywood’s biggest stars like Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian, Megan Fox and many more.