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Ocasio-Cortez has meltdown after journalist points out something she 'has in common with Trump'

'If you won't look the mirror, people will do it for you'


Since officially entering Congress, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has made a name for herself over her use of social media, where she regularly uses her Twitter account — which now boasts more than 2.3 million followers — to punch back at critics, especially those in the media.

In fact, according to one journalist, Ocasio-Cortez's social media strategy is reminiscent of another politician — President Donald Trump.

What happened?

It began after Ocasio-Cortez criticized CBS News for not assigning black journalists to cover the 2020 election. "Unacceptable in 2019. Try again," Ocasio-Cortez declared.

That led Josh Kraushaar, politics editor at National Journal, to point out that Ocasio-Cortez seemingly employs a social media strategy similar to the president.

Ocasio-Cortez was not happy with the comparison, quickly firing back with the assertion that a lack of newsroom diversity leads to the media disproportionally covering stories negative to people of color.

(H/T: Twitchy)

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