The Left’s new darling, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is already on record lying about gun violence in the United States.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Candidate for U.S. Congress (D-NY), reacted to the lives lost in Annapolis by claiming the attack marked the 195th mass shooting this year.
She shocked the nation with a primary victory over Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY-14) on June 26, and is now spreading stats on mass shootings that are exponentially higher than actual shooting figures support.
This is our nation’s 195th mass shooting – this year. https://t.co/zNBsX3sulZ
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) June 28, 2018
So Ocasio-Cortez is claiming 195 mass shooting in the first six months of this year, and if the same kind of math applies to the next six months, that will mean a claim of 390 mass shootings for the year. The left made similar claims in 2015, suggesting 355 mass shootings for the year. The figure was so far removed from reality that Mother Jones editor Mark Follman stepped in to correct the record.
This is not the first time a Marxist has lied in an attempt to spread chaos in a country.