CURL: Here’s Why Conservative Media Are Making Ocasio-Cortez A Star
In one six-week period, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was mentioned 3,181 times on Fox News and Fox Business. That’s an average of 75 times a day.
Not a single day went by between Feb. 25 and April 7 in which the conservative networks did not mention the Democratic socialist lawmaker from New York — repeatedly — according to Media Matters for America.
Since then, she’s garnered nearly endless coverage, both on conservative and liberal news outlets.
She’s become the darling of the Democratic Party. Tom Perez, the head of the Democratic National Committee, has called her the “future of our