Sunday, March 31, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez falsely claims Constitution was amended to prevent FDR re-election

By Thomas Lifson March 31, 2019

One of the more ridiculous characteristics of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is her ability to lecture her audience in the tone of a professor while spouting utter nonsense as if revealing higher truths............No, she earnestly instructs her followers in made-up history, in order illustrate her point -- which also makes no sense.................she taught her admirers a lesson that is utterly false, claiming:
“They had to amend the Constitution of the United States to make sure that Roosevelt did not get re-elected”
That would make no sense, even if her claimed facts were not so wildly incorrect. (For the record, FDR won four terms, and the 22nd Amendment limiting presidents to two terms was passed by Congress in 1947, after his death, and ratified in 1951.)........... To Read More..........

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