No other member of Congress has a wall like this - take a look at the hundreds of notes plastered outside Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's office
The wall outside Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-N.Y.) office in Washington.Joe Perticone/INSIDER
- Visitors in the US Capitol have taken to posting small notes along the wall of the office for Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York.
- The notes are mostly praiseworthy words of encouragement.
- Some notes are criticisms or drawings as well.
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WASHINGTON - Visitors to the United States Capitol Building have taken up a habit of posting little notes on the wall outside of the office for Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York.
Ocasio-Cortez has rapidly become one of the most popular young lawmakers on the left, bringing in extra attention from supporters and critics alike, both in her party and the GOP.Read more: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez replaces Nancy Pelosi as Republicans' new boogeyman for 2020
The Post-It notes stuck all along the outside wall of Ocasio-Cortez's Washington office range from words of support, thanks, and praise to criticisms and random slogans.
Here are some of the many notes stuck to the wall.
Throughout the day, tourists and visitors on official business will stop to read and take pictures of many of the notes.
There are so many notes along the walls, they even extend into the doorway.
But you cannot post them on the congresswoman's official seal.
Most of the notes are praise and support
"Take my cows"
Other notes are encouraging or thankful to Ocasio-Cortez.
Some visitors will use multiple Post-Its to craft a large message, like "FREE PALESTINE."
Others will use the notes to back one of Ocasio-Cortez's primary policy goals, like "Healthcare 4 all."
One note from her New York constituents reads, "From the [Bronx] you inspire us to elevate!"
Some are criticisms of her past comments.
And some people just decide to draw cartoons to put on the wall.