AOC’s Attractiveness Drives Us All Mad

I am in the middle of a storm, literally and figuratively. Somehow I missed that a hurricane is blowing through my town. That means I am going to make this a very quick diatribe on beauty, power, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the lies we tell about social mobility. No spell-check or editing. Sorry.

This is a continuation of my rantings on Twitter in response to a typically stupid attack on AOC:

--

--

--

Sociologist. Writer. Professor. MacArthur Fellow. Books, speaking, podcast: www.tressiemc.com

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Anne Rosenzweig Is Fine with Being Forgotten

As Investigation Reveals Extent of ‘Upskirting’, What Can Be Done to Protect Women and Girls?

10 Thoughts On Grace, Aziz Ansari, And Girls Who Don’t Give A F _ CK: Notes From A Sexual Literacy…

Does it end at racism?

Re: Twitter Terms of Service

Sticking Feathers Up Your Butt…

28-year-old Sister Abhaya murder case: The longest running investigation — Law Insider

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Tressie McMillan Cottom

Tressie McMillan Cottom

Sociologist. Writer. Professor. MacArthur Fellow. Books, speaking, podcast: www.tressiemc.com

More from Medium

My Friendship with Ray Haney

What is Global Developmental Delay?

My Long Relationship with Guilt & Obligation

Can we normalize hallucinations?