Astrology Twitter is fighting over whether Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lied about her birth time


Hell hath no fury like Astrology Twitter. 

Whether a crush, a nemesis, or your very own congressional representative, nothing exposes someone’s true self like a complete birth chart. (OK, there are lots of things that show your true colors, but your star placement is much easier to obtain.) 

Twitter users who care deeply about astrology are convinced that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez faked her birth time for … a better natal chart.  

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Finding out someone’s birth time is the achievement to end all achievements. A natal chart is essentially pseudoscience for explaining why you are the way you are; Co-Star, an astrology app, describes it as an “astronomical snapshot of the sky based on the exact day, time, and place you were born.” The placement of certain stars, astrology enthusiasts reason, can influence your behavior and desires.  Read more…

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