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Met Gala has jumped the shark: frauds and hypocrites

Piers Morgan: "Where do I even start with this towering monument to hilarious hypocrisy and horrifically hideous "haute couture"? Well, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez seems a good place for an opening salvo.

The socialist Congresswoman has spent the past few years lecturing the entire world on the planet-ending evils of materialistic, vacuous, obscenely ostentatious capitalism. Yet here she was prancing about on the red carpet at the most materialistic, vacuous, obscenely ostentatious example of capitalism imaginable – surrounded by hundreds of the wealthiest and most privileged people in American society.

Tickets for the Met Gala cost $35,000 a head, enough to feed three average American families of four for a year according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Yet Ocasio-Cortez believed it was her 'responsibility' to attend this ludicrously pointless celebration of totally unnecessary and often cringe-worthy extravagance.

In a comical effort to fend off her critics, she wore a white dress with the words 'Tax the rich' sprawled across in it in red lettering. But who was she kidding?"

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