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AOC Shares Story of How Hard It Was for Her to Buy Fresh Basil, ‘Very Illustrative’ of Racism
MenRec ^ | 10/15/20 | Staff

Posted on 10/15/2020 6:34:34 PM PDT by rustyweiss74

AOC: "I looked at this recipe and I needed basil, and I was going home and I get off the subway station and I go into the grocery store and there’s no basil, no fresh basil in the grocery store. So then I walked to another grocery store two blocks down, no fresh basil. I was very stubborn about making this recipe that evening, and I must’ve been — I must’ve walked around for an hour in our neighborhoods, visiting four or five grocery stores, and there was no basil, no fresh basil in any of them. And it just goes to show, it’s very — it’s very illustrative of the difficulties that we have in our communities in accessing fresh produce."


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: aoc; aocstupid; firstworldproblem; thehorror; usefulidiot
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1 posted on 10/15/2020 6:34:34 PM PDT by rustyweiss74
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That’s a shame.


2 posted on 10/15/2020 6:36:01 PM PDT by kaehurowing
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To: rustyweiss74

That hardscrabble lass really knows the struggles of the average Joe.


3 posted on 10/15/2020 6:36:08 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: rustyweiss74

How about “Eye of Newt” and some of the other witch favorites?


4 posted on 10/15/2020 6:37:02 PM PDT by TonyM (Score Event)
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To: rustyweiss74

I’m in Upstate. None of our supermarkets have fresh basil. Grow your own. That’s what New Yorkers do when they want fresh.


5 posted on 10/15/2020 6:37:22 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: rustyweiss74

Even where I live I cannot find fresh herbs.


6 posted on 10/15/2020 6:37:37 PM PDT by LukeL
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7 posted on 10/15/2020 6:37:59 PM PDT by PGR88
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Oh, the horror of this. This is so sad. No white person has ever had trouble finding fresh basil in the grocery store. This indignity is reserved for those of African-American descent!!


8 posted on 10/15/2020 6:38:16 PM PDT by BoomerBabe (Thankfully, Donald Trump is our president during this pandemic and not HRC.)
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To: rustyweiss74

Are you too stupid to grow it yourself?


9 posted on 10/15/2020 6:38:19 PM PDT by CottonBall (A Republican's power comes from your prosperity. A Democrat's power comes from your poverty.Good for)
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To: rustyweiss74

So there’s no Whole foods store where you live?


10 posted on 10/15/2020 6:38:36 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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Come out to the suburbs beootch I can’t find it either.


11 posted on 10/15/2020 6:38:58 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: rustyweiss74

Grow your own like we do in the hinterland.


12 posted on 10/15/2020 6:40:24 PM PDT by Stormy_MS1
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To: rustyweiss74

“Let them eat arugula!”


13 posted on 10/15/2020 6:40:35 PM PDT by GnuThere
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This week I was unable to find fresh dill to make my famous chicken soup for my dad.

Must be racism? I guess?

14 posted on 10/15/2020 6:40:38 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (And lead us not into hysteria, but deliver us from the handwashers. Amen!)
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To: rustyweiss74

Did she try going to a garden department at a store? She could put a pot of basil on her windowsill. Or buy some grow lights to put over her pot and grow it indoors.


15 posted on 10/15/2020 6:40:47 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Joe Biden- "First thing I'd do is repeal those Trump tax cuts." (May 4th, 2019)l)
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To: BoomerBabe

AOCortez has the name of a militant conquistador.


16 posted on 10/15/2020 6:41:39 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Joe Biden- "First thing I'd do is repeal those Trump tax cuts." (May 4th, 2019)l)
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To: rustyweiss74

https://www.plantshed.com/basil-sweet-bush

https://www.yelp.com/topic/new-york-basil-plants-in-a-pot
pffft girl lie a lot


17 posted on 10/15/2020 6:41:49 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheelbarrow)
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To: rustyweiss74

Oh sheesh!....I’ve lived my entire life without fresh basil!


18 posted on 10/15/2020 6:41:58 PM PDT by caww (...This constant pretending the president is a problem is pure evil!...)
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To: rustyweiss74

Crawl back in your slimy libtard sewer, Occasional Cortex skank.


19 posted on 10/15/2020 6:41:59 PM PDT by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Sh hasn’t a clue what going without is about.....


20 posted on 10/15/2020 6:43:07 PM PDT by caww (...This constant pretending the president is a problem is pure evil!...)
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