Anna Paulina Luna Addresses AOC Comparison, Talks GOP Outreach To Hispanics

Anna Paulina Luna, Republican candidate for Florida Congressional District 13, speaks during a Get Out To Vote rally Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

At a glance

  • Referring to Luna by her initials, APL, Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk told The Washington Post last week, “APL — possibly against AOC. That’ll be really fun.”
  • Luna was asked about the comparison, noting the Republican’s youth and standing as a “new” type of conservative, seeming opposition to AOC and the far-leftism of “The Squad.”
  • “I do think that my ideas are better than theirs, and I also think I am way more qualified than they are,” Luna responded.

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