- Earlier this week, AOC told CNN’s Dana Bash that she not only feared for her life during the January 6 riot, she thought the violence could be carried out in a “sexualizing” way.
- Carlson claims that AOC can say that without receiving any backlash because “the people rioting on January 6 had the ‘wrong’ political views.”
- “Sexualizing? Get a therapist, honey. This is crazy,” Tucker continued, “Sexualized the violence, I thought I was gonna be raped by Ashli Babbitt!”
Michael Luciano from Mediaite writes:
“Earlier this week, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) told CNN’s Dana Bash that she not only feared for her life during the January 6 Capitol insurrection, she thought some of the violence would be carried out in a “sexualizing” way.
“I didn’t think that I was just going to be killed,” she said. “I thought other things were going to happen to me as well.”
Bash replied, “So it sounds like what you are telling me right now is that you didn’t only think that you were going to die. You thought you were going to be raped.”
“Yeah,” said AOC. “Yeah, I thought I was.”
On Thursday night, Carlson mocked Ocasio-Cortez for thinking that.
The Fox News host continued to highlight the case of Ashli Babbitt, the insurrectionist who was killed by law enforcement at the Capitol on January 6. Babbitt was attempting to violently overturn the presidential election and was shot as she tried to force her way through a barricaded doorway.
As he usually does, Carlson incorrectly referred to the congresswoman as “Sandy Cortez.” He then played the clip of her telling CNN she worried about being raped on January 6.
Here’s how Carlson reacted:…”
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