(The Post Millennial) – Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) has come up with a dress inspired by a previous dress famously worn by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), which had its debut on Thursday.
Ocasio-Cortez (AOC)’s dress was pioneered at a gala event in NYC, and was white with red lettering saying “Tax the rich.” Boebert’s dress is the opposite, it has white lettering on red saying “Let’s go Brandon.”
The new dress was shown to the internet on Thursday on Boebert’s Twitter account, captioned “It’s not a phrase, it’s a movement!”
— Lauren Boebert (@laurenboebert) November 5, 2021
AOC’s dress drew lots of criticism at the time. The message “tax the rich” seemed ironic to many people, as it was worn at a gala event where the entry fee was $30k, and tables started at $275k. Also, AOC was not masked for the event, but all of the staff working there were required to wear a mask.
The “let’s go Brandon” dress, in turn, goes beyond being a mere response to AOC’s dress. The message “let’s go Brandon” goes back to Oct. 2, when an NBC reporter at the NASCAR Xfinity Series Race at Talladega deliberately tried to gloss over chants of “f*ck Joe Biden” in the background. Since that time, “let’s go Brandon” has served as a euphemistic stand-in for the other chant.