PHOTO: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says ‘Vote Your Values’ after Trump Supporters Leave Sign Supporting Her

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a favorite target of many of President Donald Trump’s supporters. They frequently decry her as idiotic, lambast her Green New Deal proposal, and eagerly await the chance to pounce on a perceived infraction.

But there are exceptions to every rule—and two of them left a sign outside her office before speaking with her briefly.

The Congresswoman detailed the interaction in a recent Twitter thread.

It’s easy to imagine her bafflement. She and Donald Trump are diametric ideological opposites in an increasingly divided country.

More and more Americans are acknowledging the reality of the climate crisis, but lawmakers have repeatedly failed to pass adequate legislation to curtail it.

Many of the Congresswoman’s Twitter followers began commending her.

Others were skeptical and followed the typical pattern of mocking her, but that clearly hasn’t lessened her conviction yet.

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Evan Brechtel

Evan is a writer and editor based in New York. In addition to his work with Second Nexus, he freelances for a variety of sites addressing topics of queer culture and history. You can find his other work at Twitter: @EvanBrechtel