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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Morning Jolt: The Media Love to Hate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Making the click-through worthwhile: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needs critical media coverage, and why conservatives keep giving her what she wants; even worse news about police response to the Parkland school shooting; hopes for construction of a wall on America's southern border collapse; and a look back at previous efforts by Russian intelligence to tear at America's social fabric and inflame racial and ethnic tensions.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Symbiotic Relationship with Critical Media Coverage

Publicly discussing incoming Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is something like the assessment of nuclear war in WarGames: The only way to win is to not play.

If you point out that she doesn’t know what she’s talking about in off-the-cuff remarks, you’ll be accused of being some sort of elitist snob who thinks members of Congress should know that the unemployment rate is not low because of people working second jobs ...

June 12 2019

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The Media Love to Hate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Jim Geraghty

Making the click-through worthwhile: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needs critical media coverage, and why conservatives keep giving her what she wants; even worse news about police response to the Parkland school shooting; hopes for construction of a wall on America's southern border collapse; and a look back at previous efforts by Russian intelligence to tear at America's social fabric and inflame racial and ethnic tensions.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Symbiotic Relationship with Critical Media Coverage

Publicly discussing incoming Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is something like the assessment of nuclear war in WarGames: The only way to win is to not play.

If you point out that she doesn’t know what she’s talking about in off-the-cuff remarks, you’ll be accused of being some sort of elitist snob who thinks members of Congress should know that the unemployment rate is not low because of people working second jobs ... Read More

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