Since snatching the Democratic primary win in New York's 14th congressional district, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been in the spotlight. Given her classic underdog victory as a first-time candidate, as well as her progressive politics, her name has been on the lips of many people. One person though, took the passive-aggressive approach.

Florida Representative Ron DeSantis, who is running for governor of the state, appeared at a campaign rally on Saturday and decided to use Ocasio-Cortez's name in his attack against democratic socialism, Broadly reports. 

"You look at this girl Ocasio-Cortez or whatever she is, I mean, she’s in a totally different universe,” DeSantis said in a video via The Huffington Post. “It’s basically socialism wrapped in ignorance.” 

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“You’re just repeating these canned, left-wing talking points, and you’re somehow the savior of the Democratic Party?" DeSantis added, referencing Ocasio-Cortez's comments (to PBS) about the ongoing Israel and Palestine conflict. Ocasio-Cortez said Israel is currently occupying Palestine; the U.N. Security Council (minus the U.S.) has backed her up on this, slamming Israel's colonies in Palestinian as a "flagrant violation of international law."

Perhaps this U.N. decision slipped DeSantis' mind, as he continue on to say, "Good Lord. She has no clue what she’s talking about.”

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Did he really just condescend to someone who is essentially his peer?

But, oooooh, he got the right one! Like the blossoming politician she is, Ocasio-Cortez clapped back via Twitter with the utmost poise on Monday afternoon. 

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Welp! Let that be a lesson to DeSantis and anyone else who tries to undermine her.

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