Denial is not just a river in Egypt. When a poll was released this week showing dropping approval ratings for the poster child of all things wrong with the Democrat Party, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, the woman went on a rampage blaming one very popular bogeyman for those on the left.
A Gallup poll released Friday showed that more Americans, 41 percent, viewed her unfavorably than favorably (31 percent). Her unfavorably rating climbed up from 26 percent in September, while her favorability rating also increased from 24 percent, meaning her net favorability dropped from -2 percentage points to -10 percentage points.
Ocasio-Cortez responded by tweeting that she has net favorable ratings from women, people ages 18 to 34 and people who are not white.
“If you want to know what subconscious bias looks like, it’s a headline saying ‘AOC is underwater with every group EXCEPT women, nonwhites, and 18-34 year olds,’” she tweeted. “So older, conservative white men are considered “everyone” and everyone else is discounted as an exception. Cool.”
Ocasio-Cortez then placed part of the blame for her poor rating on Fox News, which has criticized her and her Democratic Socialist platform since her campaign days.
“The reason people know more is bc Fox News has turned into ‘AOC TMZ’ (no offense to TMZ), so awareness is growing w/ GOPers,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “@JaneMayerNYer has reported deeply on this propaganda machine + it will be aimed at any Dem they want. Nothing changes that. We can’t be scared by that.”
The reason people know more is bc Fox News has turned into “AOC TMZ” (no offense to TMZ), so awareness is growing w/ GOPers.@JaneMayerNYer has reported deeply on this propaganda machine + it will be aimed at any Dem they want. Nothing changes that.
We can’t be scared by that.
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) March 16, 2019
If Ocasio-Cortez would cease to speak and thus be far less entertaining, media outlets of all sorts would not be covering her as if she was a walking Hollywood style soap opera. But she does, and since outrageous words and deeds contribute to money making, any time AOC, as she is now being called, says something of the outrageous nature, she becomes the headline.
Just like Maxine Waters and Nancy Pelosi before her.
In this case, Fox really is just reporting for the people to decide.