Unless you live in a bubble, you’ve probably heard by now that CRTV’s Allie Beth Stuckey did a fake interview featuring Socialist Alexandria Ocaio-Cortez, who is running for a House seat from New York. Naturally, the unhinged and completely humorless left is having a collective fit.
According to the Washington Post:
The video traveled quickly after being shared Monday on Facebook, gathering more than 1.5 million views in less than a day.
In it, Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, the congressional candidate from New York whose democratic socialist campaign has stuck a lightning bolt into the world of Democratic politics, appeared to give bizarre answers in a 2½-minute video that was staged as an interview with conservative commentator Allie Stuckey on the site CRTV. Ocasio-Cortez shook her head “no,” when Stuckey asked if she had any knowledge about how the political system worked and seemed to imply that Venezuela was in the Middle East and was a model of socialism.
But the video did not depict a real interview, despite its caption: “Allie *grills* congressional hopeful and progressive it girl ‘Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ on her socialist agenda and knowledge of government … or lack thereof.” Instead, it used heavily edited footage from an interview Ocasio-Cortez did with PBS earlier this month spliced to appear as answers to questions read by Stuckey.
CRTV added a disclaimer for those not savvy enough to realize the interview was fake:
New: After I posted this, CRTV has updated the Facebook posting with the language: "Update: Yes, this is satire created from excerpts of the viral Firing Line interview with Ocasio-Cortez."
— Shane Goldmacher (@ShaneGoldmacher) July 24, 2018
So what’s the deal with this interview?
Here it is, and you can decide for yourself:
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