Forget the “caravan” and forget Beto O’Rourke. There’s a new object of completely unhinged and unbridled (and unfounded) obsession in the dark right-wing fantasy land that is Fox News, and she’s a 28-year-old Congresswoman-elect.
With Hillary Clinton out of the picture, Nancy Pelosi hard at work guiding the House to its reclaimed majority, and the value of ginning up fiery hatred for Central American asylum seekers plummeting, Donald Trump’s most favored network has homed in on New York’s newly elected Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Besides being young, brown, and a woman, Ocasio-Cortez is also an unapologetic Democratic Socialist—and we all know what the word “socialist” does to them Fox folks.
Journalist Parker Malloy of Media Matters for America shared a supercut Wednesday morning that shows just how much America’s Worst News Network has been discussing AOC. It’s startling, when you stop laughing at the stumbling anchors and their pseudo-Spanish accents.
There’s a new villain in Fox town, folks, and soon enough, the fearmongers will figure out how to say her name.