In a dramatic display of fury, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the firebrand congresswoman, unleashed a full-blown temper tantrum during her recent address on the House floor. Her target? None other than the debate surrounding the removal of Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee, due to her troubling history of anti-Semitic remarks.

As Ocasio-Cortez raged on, attempting to shield her Squad colleague from accountability, she resorted to playing the worn-out race card, accusing the Republican majority of targeting women of color. But such theatrics cannot mask Omar’s tarnished reputation, tainted by her own words dismissing the severity of 9/11 and her inflammatory statements against Jewish Americans and Israel.

Even within her own party, voices of condemnation arise. House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries, no stranger to political maneuvering, was compelled to acknowledge Omar’s missteps, acknowledging her past use of anti-Semitic tropes that rightfully drew rebuke from House Democrats years ago.

Yet, Ocasio-Cortez didn’t stop at political rhetoric; she embarked on a misguided attempt at mimicry, adopting the cadence and style of a Baptist minister, flanked by African-American representatives. This desperate ploy to galvanize her base fell flat, drawing criticism and mockery alike.

It’s not the first time Ocasio-Cortez has resorted to such tactics. Remember her cringe-worthy portrayal of the working-class hero? Her attempts to connect with everyday Americans often border on parody, lacking sincerity and authenticity.

As the video of her outburst circulates, it serves as a stark reminder of the theatrics that have become all too common in today’s political arena. While Ocasio-Cortez may have made headlines with her tantrum, it’s substance, not spectacle, that the American people deserve from their elected representatives.

In the midst of partisan bickering and theatrics, let’s not lose sight of the issues that truly matter to the American people. It’s time for accountability, integrity, and genuine leadership to prevail in our nation’s capital.