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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Defenders Hijack Insulting Hashtag In The Cutest Way

The #AOClied hashtag was flooded with adorable photos.

A hashtag on Twitter that tried to push the right-wing falsehood that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) exaggerated her fears during the U.S. Capitol riot has been flooded with images of adorable animals.

Defenders of the New York Democrat ― who this week said she worried she’d die as the mob of supporters of then-President Donald Trump ransacked the Capitol ― overran the #AOClied trend with pictures of their cute pets.

Ocasio-Cortez appeared to appreciate the support, tweeting this equally adorable video of her dog Deco “turning into a dinosaur” in response: 

See some of the pictures that overtook the hashtag here:

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