Ocasio-Cortez mocks Fox News: ‘They are far superior to and more intelligent than me’

Ocasio-Cortez mocks Fox News: ‘They are far superior to and more intelligent than me’
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Image: Twitter video screen grab)

[Ed. – A gerbil is far superior to and more intelligent than her.]

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) mocked Fox News on Saturday for hosting a panel to discuss her wardrobe, joking that network hosts have made it clear that they are “far superior to and more intelligent than me.”

Ocasio-Cortez responded to a viewer who tweeted to her Friday night that Fox was hosting a four-person panel to discuss her shoes “in prime time.” The incoming lawmaker responded with Spanish song lyrics by musician Aventura translating to “No, it’s not love, what you feel is called obsession.”

She joked that non-Spanish speakers could play Mariah Carey’s hit song “Obsession” instead, knocking the network for its frequent coverage of her.

A Twitter user quipped that Fox News would need to hire a translator to understand Ocasio-Cortez’s “roasts.”

The Latina from the Bronx jokingly responded that Fox News “has made it clear that they are far superior to [and] more intelligent than me, who they’ve called a ‘little, simple person.’ ”

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