However, she’s made her fair share of enemies too, and they’re not particularly clever.
One Twitter user, by the name of @CloydRiverPics, felt it funny to try and mock Ocasio-Cortez’s bartending past.
According to Cloyd’s new hat design, it’s something to make fun of:
Right, because someone’s blue-collar past decides they’re unfit to serve?
No, and Twitter was not having it.
Not having it at all.
Many were quick to point out the flaws of the original poster, even going after his name:
Your name is cloyd— Adzes (@adzesband) May 15, 2019
They're angry that someone has actually worked and earned their place in politics instead of just being given it.— Sister Frog Fella | #Steve4Smash (@BastionBeepedy) May 15, 2019
Others were fast to point out how this appears to be a reoccurring thread among the MAGA community: “Women in power are scary.”
The ignorant would rather be intimidated by the girl from the Bronx than recognize the fact she's fighting for them.— Cindy McDougal (@USFLCMC) May 16, 2019
Aww its cute how much a woman in power scares you, its ok you can come out and see 2019, it wont bite— louie (@louiskid502) May 16, 2019
Others happily tore apart Cloyd’s unoriginal design by using Ocasio-Cortez’s name on the gross MAGA hat:
Cletus just because ur obsessed with one particular democratic senator doesn’t mean your child wants to model your recycled joke-hat— Garrett Russell (@SilentGarrett) May 16, 2019
However, in the end, most agreed that this was a meaningless gesture in the path of a strong-minded public servant:
She isn’t going anywhere. AOC is going to be president one day— Brandon G (@brandon_g907) May 15, 2019