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Twitter Destroys Sarah Palin For Trying To Mock Alexandria Ocasio Cortes

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R) on Monday fired off a tweet linking to a story on her website that mocked Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the incoming Democratic congresswoman from New York, for “fumbling” a statement about “basic civics.”

People on Twitter quickly reminded the 2008 vice presidential candidate of her own history of fumbling.

Palin’s tweet was about a video in which Ocasio-Cortez referred to the “three chambers of Congress,” then the “three chambers of government,” which she called “the presidency, the Senate and the House.”

A number of conservative figures mocked Ocasio-Cortez over the misspeak, noting that there are three “branches” rather than chambers, which are the legislative, executive and judiciary.

Ocasio-Cortez replied to her critics on Twitter:

“Maybe instead of Republicans drooling over every minute of footage of me in slow-mo, waiting to chop up word slips that I correct in real-tomd, they actually step up enough to make the argument they want to make: that they don’t believe people deserve a right to healthcare, she wrote.

Palin then tweeted a link to the story penned by one of the writers on her website:

“YIKES: Ocasio-Cortez Fumbles Basic Civics TWICE In 1 Statement,” Palin tweeted.

Twitter users were quick to fire back, pointing out Palin’s now-famous flubs while serving as John McCain’s running mate on the GOP ticket:

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