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Fox News’ Tucker Carlson responded to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s call for media literacy initiatives to “rein in” what she considers misinformation:

Naturally, the pugnacious Fox News host didn’t take Ocasio-Cortez’s comments lying down.

Fox News reports how other hosts and conservative media watchdogs responded to AOC’s clarion call:

“Fox & Friends” anchor Steve Doocy said he was “a little troubled” by Ocasio-Cortez’s suggestion and enlisted The Hill media columnist Joe Concha to help figure out who would decide what media gets reined in under the progressive lawmaker’s plan.

“Let’s unpack this proposal, she wants to basically establish a Ministry of Truth, we’ve all read ‘1984’ and, you know, to determine what is truth and what is not. So who sits on this committee exactly? Eric Swalwell? Adam Schiff? Because they seem to have some challenges when it comes to telling the truth,” Concha said.

“How does Mrs. Ocasio-Cortez define truth exactly? She was asked in a [“60 Minutes”] interview, this was a couple of years ago after she was fact-checked on some very dubious claims, about those particular claims and she said, ‘People want to really blow up one figure here, or a word there, I would argue they are missing the forest for the trees, I think there is a lot of people more concerned about being precisely, factually, semantically correct than being morally right,’” Concha said.

“Oh, so it’s not about being factually correct, it’s what she sees as being right and wrong from a moral perspective,” Concha continued. “Let’s say I want to argue against defunding the police or adding two states, which therefore would add four Democratic Senators, does that make me morally wrong and therefore do I have to testify before this committee? Am I pulled off the air? That’s the thing when you have a Democratically controlled Washington — Congress, Senate and White House – this sort of thing in terms of government regulating speech should stay in China, or stay in North Korea or, I don’t know, ‘1984.’”

Concha added that he’s surprised Ocasio-Cortez’s dystopian comments haven’t received greater scrutiny.


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dgm
dgm
1 year ago

Just More Of The Democrats Bullshit

Dan Winright
Dan Winright
1 year ago

The dumbocraps haven’t started. Wait for it

Sandra Kirk
Sandra Kirk
1 year ago
Reply to  Dan Winright

That’s what terrifies me!!!!

de52
de52
1 year ago

Why are we giving this little twit oxygen? The more smoke gets blown up her backside, the bigger her bubblehead gets!

Spryte
Spryte
1 year ago
Reply to  de52

I totally agree, really who gives a second of caring on what she says. This angers me, I don’t care about Cher, Debra Messedup, or any other fool in Hollywood. Why bother? The press empowers them to continue on with their stupidity.

p j
p j
1 year ago
Reply to  Spryte

As do their semi literate followers…

Eneri
Eneri
1 year ago
Reply to  Spryte

As a rep. How come I know ALL the evil things each and every one has done but (the swamp etc.) but the so called elit is still in a fog! Don’t they know what kind of people they r! That dum r. Denier and the rest of Hollywood? It makes my blood boil!

Sandra Kirk
Sandra Kirk
1 year ago
Reply to  Eneri

Ditto that!! I’m with you!!!

Eneri
Eneri
1 year ago
Reply to  de52

Love that comment….I can’t stand her and all the rest of them…..they need to hold their breath and fade out!

Trisha totally agree with both of you
Trisha totally agree with both of you
1 year ago
Reply to  Eneri

Trishadang

Venita Smith
Venita Smith
1 year ago
Reply to  de52

👍