Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Dictionary Supports Concentration Camp Remark | TMZ

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a simple message to anyone who thinks she crossed a line by calling southern border detention centers concentration camps — Merriam-Webster's got my back.

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58 Comments

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    • @Real Christian. I guess n besides, she’s just dumb, everything that comes out of mouth just sounds stupid!!

  1. Here is a cut in paste from Miriam Webster dictionary definition of concentration camp. : a type of prison where large numbers of people who are not soldiers are kept during a war and are usually forced to live in very bad conditions. See the full definition for concentration camp in the English Language Learners Dictionary. More from Merriam-Webster on concentration camp.

    Does That’s sound like anything you heard in that video? And this woman wants to now run for Senator? Of course I wouldn’t mind Chuck Schumer leaving but for her to be in his place? God help us all.

    • @Alex C Hey Alex. Those ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS (NOT refugees) DO HAVE A CHOICE you idiot. Your argument is moot and irrelevant

    • J W … Not refugees? You are dumber than a bag of rocks look up the term of refugee idiot.

    • The first official one was in South Africa. Compare that one to the holding facility. The British put Boers in concentration camps where scores of inmates died and suffered. That was one of Alexandria’s literal camps, so her claims are ludicrous.

    • @Alex C They could be refugees, but they could be illegal immigrants. The holding facilities contain them to make sure that children’s ostensible parents aren’t really predatory pedophiles or slave traders, which is hardly something that tyrants would do.

    • @Alex C Proving your bias and ignorance once again you dumbass. A refugee is someone “forced to leave their country to flee war, persecution or natural disaster”. That does NOT apply to 99% of Central Americans, Mexicans or recently, Africans. There are no wars down in Honduras, El Salvador etc. And while they have been TAUGHT what to say, just because they “say” persecution and fear for their life, the VAST MAJORITY are simply leaving a shitty country with the expectation of entering our country illegally, to suck off our social safety net. So just stop with your bleeding heart pity for people who are NOT victims. They are criminals if they want to cross our border illegally and break laws before they are even citizens. Now, piss off.

  2. A brief follow-up: It was the legislative branch of the government that put these laws into play for the illegal immigrants in our country. the people that are there are there by choice. if they don’t want to be there they can turn around and go back home which is not what a concentration camp is. the concentration camps that they had in Germany, and even the ones that we had in California during World War II we did round those people up as did the Germans and those people couldn’t leave. these people can leave and they’re not being forced to work.

    • but she neve compared it to Nazis concentration camp  that’s a whole other deal  so why the big fuss plus your are saying they are not forced  to work and free to go but youre forguetting that shes talking about centers that detain children not adult so leave you say where are they supposed to leave on their own to and to whom ???

    • @Yanely Cruz she definitely means Nazi concentration camps when she rants on a lot about Nazism, and saying remarks like “Never Again”. You can’t talk about it non stop and expect others to believe you are talking about something else entirely.

  3. You’re telling me if a German lawmaker said that it be acceptable but it’s okay for this b****

  4. I’ve heard of people killed trying to ESCAPE concentration camps but not put their lives at risk and spend their entire lives savings to ENTER and REMAIN in a concentration camp, fighting every attempt to be sent back home!!!
    I find AOC’s claim to be utterly stupid, a product of a warped, defective mind. I hope folks don’t think that associate her with her brethren in Puerto Rico. This woman is going to give Pelosi a heart attack! She has done more harm to the Democratic party than Trump would ever hope to do.

    • @Henry Silver Sometimes it hurts to hear the truth but the facts remain no matter how hard we fight to reject them.

    • @Kokozo Why would someone wish to enter a concentration camp? That’s a Malthusian insinuation. Besides, AOC simply stated that they are concentration camps, regardless of the volition of the people within them.

    • @Henry Silver You call it a “Malthusian insinuation”. I call it a statement made by someone stupid who can’t think straight, or, as in this case, a demagogue. No one hss heard of people running TO a concentration camp instead of away from them. Everyone is laughing and making fun of her!

    • @Kokozo But it was you who suggested that they’ve willingly entered concentration camps. What entitles you to conclude that “everyone is laughing” about this? I don’t see any cause for amusement

  5. I’ve heard of people killed trying to ESCAPE concentration camps but not put their lives at risk and spend their entire lives savings to ENTER and REMAIN in a concentration camp, fighting every attempt to be sent back home!!!
    I find AOC’s claim to be utterly stupid, a product of a warped, defective mind. I hope folks don’t think that associate her with her brethren in Puerto Rico. This woman is going to give Pelosi a heart attack! She has done more harm to the Democratic party than Trump would ever hope to do.

  6. she’s the only person who talks about concentration camps with a smile on her face. says alot about her.

    • she’s smiling because people are defending concentration camps and attacking her for complaining about them. It’s insane

    • She’ll be the Scarecrow in the new remake of “The Wizard Of Oz”. Joe Biden will be the Lion, and Nasty Nancy will be the Tin Man.

  7. She gave us a lecture about concentration camps on her live instagram account wearing pajamas and folding laundry

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