Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez suggests Lauren Boebert, other gun-family-portrait Republicans are warring on Christmas

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) posted a photo Tuesday night of her family (sans husband) posing with long guns in front of a Christmas tree. The photo, she said, was a show of support for Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) amid criticism of the Christmas photo he posted of himself and his family posing with various flavors of military-style semiautomatic (or perhaps fully automatic) rifles.

Some of the negative reaction to Massie's photo was about timing, coming four days after a student with a gun murdered four people and wounded seven others in Michigan. Others accused Massie of sacrilege, noting that Jesus, whose birth is celebrated on Christmas, was not a fan of violence or weapons. (Some people tied the two criticism together.) Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) veered toward the latter Wednesday, turning the GOP "war on Christmas" trope on its head.

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