CNN hosts Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo argued final week concerning the efficacy of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s, D-N.Y., dress stunt on the Met Gala.

On their podcast “The Handoff,” Lemon gushed that Ocasio-Cortez’s attention-grabbing “Tax The Rich” dress was “perfect” for her message.

“And what she did was perfect. She went into the rich people’s houses. You don’t get any richer and more celebrity and elite, if you want to use that term, than the Met Ball. And in New York City with every big celebrity in the most outrageous outfits. And there she is, someone who promotes taxing the rich every single day, walks in with a dress that says ‘Tax the Rich.’ That’s exactly what you’d expect,” Lemon acknowledged.


Lemon furthermore criticized Republicans for calling out the stunt by claiming that Ocasio-Cortez remained “consistent” collectively collectively along with her picture.

“Yes, you should be praising her for being consistent with her message. She’s telling Democrats, most of those people in that room are liberals, you are rich. We are going to tax you. We want to tax you more. That’s what she’s saying,” Lemon argued.

Cuomo was a lot a lot much less impressed with the New York information’s stunt, saying she was “having it both ways,” resulting in a “poser aspect” for many individuals. 

“I think that she’s having it both ways. I think that the only part that really matters to me is that it doesn’t matter if you didn’t pay the money, it’s that she is a member of Congress for a poor district. You should be fighting their fight all the time. I think she was having it both ways. I think there’s a poser aspect because she likes to be with those people,” Cuomo acknowledged.

Cuomo added, “When you’re elected to be a public servant, you should be obsessed with the people and concerns of your district, and I don’t care what you say, that’s bullsh–. Her going to that ball and wearing a fancy dress that says ‘Tax the Rich,’ and having everybody take her picture, and taking pictures with all these celebrities, it’s not about her district. It’s about her.”

Lemon continued to defend AOC’s dress by claiming bringing consideration to her dress is not any absolutely completely completely different than every completely different politician bringing consideration to a set off. 

“Everyone hangs out with the elite. Everyone who needs money and attention, where do they go? To the elite for the money and the attention. What is she doing different than any other politician of any other ideology or political party do,” Lemon acknowledged.

Although the anchors disagreed on the efficacy of AOC’s dress, each males agreed that her impact stays largely contained in the media moderately than safety.

“Her influences are AstroTurf. I think it’s mostly in the media,” Lemon acknowledged.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has so far confronted two ethics complaints over her look on the Met Gala.