Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York is part of a quartet of first-year Democrats in the House who have been the targets of threats. Credit Erin Schaff/The New York Times. Featured Image
The officer, Charlie Rispoli, a 14-year veteran of the police department in Gretna, La., referred to Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of New York, in a post on Thursday as “this vile idiot.”
The post continued, saying she “needs a round — and I don’t mean the kind she used to serve,” a reference to her past work as a bartender, according to a screenshot of his comment obtained by nola.com, which covers New Orleans.