AOC pretends to be handcuffed after being arrested at an abortion rights protest.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was widely criticised on social media Tuesday  

after she clasped her arms behind her back to resemble being handcuffed  

After stopping traffic outside the courthouse, the Bronx and Queens  

Democratic legislator was gently taken away by a Capitol Police officer 

along with fellow city Rep. Carolyn Maloney.

AOC pretended to be constrained for a few steps before raising her fist to fans on the pavement. 

She then crossed her wrists behind her back, as if she were handcuffed: 

"AOC fakes being handcuffed after arrest at abortion rights protest",.