AOC accuses Tucker Carlson of ‘sexual harassment on air’ — Analysis
The politician made the accusation after the anchor suggested she is not a “woman of color”
Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) added another chapter to their long-running feud on Friday, this time engaging in verbal fisticuffs over whether the progressive lawmaker is a person of color — and culminating in her accusing him of sexual harassment.
The latest bout was prompted by the conservative host’s comments on his ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ show where he took issue with the congresswoman referring to herself as a “woman of color”When giving a make-up tutorial, brand her as “a…” “rich entitled white lady” instead.
Terming Ocasio-Cortez’s self-description as “hilariously absurd,”Carlson protested that “no one ever dares to challenge”This is the concept. “There is no place on Earth outside of American colleges and newsrooms where Sandy Cortez would be recognized as a ‘woman of color,’ because she’s not,”He added that he was referring to her nickname from high school.
Ocasio-Cortez responded, her mother being from Puerto Rico. tweetedThis was “the type of stuff you say when your name starts with a P and ends with dejo” — an apparent reference to the derogatory Spanish term ‘pendejo’, which means ‘a*****e’ or ‘idiot’.
Remember when the right wing had a meltdown when I suggested they exhibit obsessive impulses around young women?Well now Tucker Carlson is wishing for… this on national TV.You’re a creep bro. If you’re this easy w/ sexual harassment on air, how are you treating your staff? https://t.co/RFbOIRSmxQ
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) February 19, 2022
A biography about the 32-year old Democrat was also discussed in this segment. She is being called “neurotic” “silly,”He ridiculed OcasioCortez’s publishers for making it a reality. “prophet for our times”We have selected passages for you “fawning”Over her from the Book.
Later, Carlson went so far as to claim that Ocasio-Cortez pointing out that she was alone in an Instagram video sounded “like an invitation to a booty call.”
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Ocasio-Cortez hit back in a tweetPlease describe the comments as “sexual harassment on air”Call Carlson at “creep.”Her words were: “existence of a wife or daughters doesn’t make a man good. And this one is basura,” which translates to ‘trash’ in Spanish.
On Saturday, she recalled the event. tweetingThe comments were more than the “realm of political commentary”These are the things you should know. “clear, targeted, libelous harassment.”
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