MSNBC Host, ‘Time’ Writer Go Gaga for AOC Cover; ‘Lightning Rod’ Activist’s ‘Ascent Is Inevitable’

Curtis Houck | March 22, 2019
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Whether you’re media types like Brian Stelter or outlets such as Vanity Fair, it’s Fox News and right-of-center news outlets that have an obsession with socialist Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). But segments like one on Thursday’s Last Word and cover stories like the latest issue of Time by lefty writer Charlotte Alter (and daughter of longtime liberal journalist Jonathan Alter) prove otherwise.

Supposedly a straight-news anchor, fill-in host Ali Velshi teed up the show’s final segment with Alter by gushing to Alter that Ocasio-Cortez is “a freshman member of Congress but she has a guiding philosophy that has made her a lightning rod according to your article.”

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