Senior Researcher for Media Matters helped pushed a lie perpetrated by Alexandria Oscasio-Cortez’s policy adviser Robert Hockett on Tucker Carlson Tonight.
Watch what happens when Tucker Carlson steps out of the conservative bubble and brings on an @AOC policy adviser who debunks all the conservative media lies straight to his face (spoiler: it doesn’t go great for Tucker) pic.twitter.com/joDNXBBB7G
— Andrew Lawrence (@ndrew_lawrence) February 9, 2019
This, of course, is an absolute lie.
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) February 10, 2019
— Allahpundit (@allahpundit) February 9, 2019
“Forced to clarify”
— Seth Mandel (@SethAMandel) February 10, 2019
The new narrative is that an early draft was leaked out:
There separately IS a doctored FAQ floating around. And an early draft of a FAQ that was clearly unfinished and that doesn’t represent the GND resolution got published to the website by mistake (idea was to wait for launch, monitor q’s, and rewrite that FAQ before publishing).
— Saikat Chakrabarti (@saikatc) February 9, 2019
Everyone involved in this entire blunder should be ashamed of themselves. The policy of paying those who don’t want to work is bad enough but the fact they continued to push the lie claiming it was a doctored copy is absolute nonsense.
Of course, if we had that was fair they could never get away with this: