Progressives have continued to criticize the Democratic National Convention for another night of Republicans dominating the convention.
On Tuesday, the satirical publication The Onion published a hard-hitting piece headlined, "Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Upgraded To Full DNC Speaking Slot After Announcing Support For Iraq War."
That joke came only hours before the DNC announced that Iraq War accomplice Colin Powell would be addressing the convention -- and would be given more time than the 60 seconds given to AOC.
Here's some of what people were saying about the scheduling priorities:
They waited till AOC prerecorded her message to drop these 💩 nuggets. https://t.co/tXAPYuHFFc— David Doel (@David Doel) 1597794814.0
It is really funny how out of step dems are with what they think republicans care about. They don’t give a shit abo… https://t.co/sYgBu0brcU— nick ciarelli (@nick ciarelli) 1597794559.0
He's been supporting Democrats for four election cycles now and reminds people of the Iraq war. https://t.co/jczNlJ4qQ8— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@Yashar Ali 🐘) 1597793595.0
Biden’s acceptance of the war was fundamentally political. It’s notable that he framed all his actions, from the su… https://t.co/5G5KjNtpQv— Spencer Ackerman (@Spencer Ackerman) 1597794880.0
The DNC will have, by far, like not even close, WAY more war criminals speaking than the RNC.— The Debt Collective (@The Debt Collective) 1597796856.0
why do the republicans get two conventions https://t.co/qzL4rURcGD— Erin We're Screaming Merry Christmas Again Ryan (@Erin We're Screaming Merry Christmas Again Ryan) 1597793205.0
The last time Colin Powell supported a Republican presidential candidate was 16 years ago in 2004.— David Chalian (@David Chalian) 1597795513.0
DEMOCRATIC PARTY: "America is a right-leaning nation." Do not underestimate the significance of the @DNC featuring… https://t.co/jH3IptJNQL— Peter Daou (@Peter Daou) 1597794401.0