In a video Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez uploaded to social media, she revealed that she has no idea what a garbage disposal is or does.
“I am told this is a garbage disposal,” she said in a video she posted to her Instagram story. “I’ve never seen a garbage disposal. I never had one in any place that I ever lived.”
“It is terrifying. I don’t know what to use it for or what it’s purpose is,” she can be heard saying in the video as the camera is focused in on the sink. “Like food scraps? Is this environmentally sound? I don’t know.”
The video generated a mixed reaction with several people commenting that they too were not aware of what a garbage disposal was. Many other people expressed they were shocked she did not know about the basic household appliance: