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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 01:41 AM

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits out at 'disgusting' media publishing fake nude image

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the rapidly rising star of the Democratic party, has lashed out at conservative media for its treatment of women in leadership positions after the Daily Caller published a fake photo of the politician nude in a bath-tub.

The rightwing website published the image showing a woman’s bare feet in the bath, under the headline: “Here’s the photo some people described as a nude selfie of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez”. In fact, the photograph had been circulating on the internet already for a month and has been shown to have been falsely ascribed to the politician by a user on a Reddit forum.

Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter that the use of a discredited image by a prominent conservative outlet showed that “women in leadership face more scrutiny. Period.”

She said the actions of the Daily Caller were “just a matter of time” given that Republicans had been “frothing at the mouth all week” – a phrase that she did not explain. She also criticized the Daily Mail which she accused of sending a reporter “to my boyfriend’s relative’s homes” offering them cash for “stories”.


https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jan/10/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-hits-out-at-disgusting-media-publishing-fake-nude-image?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=fb_us&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1547096425

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Reply Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits out at 'disgusting' media publishing fake nude image (Original post)
RandySF Jan 11 OP
rusty quoin Jan 11 #1
KG Jan 11 #2
betsuni Jan 11 #3
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KG Jan 11 #4
betsuni Jan 11 #5
Voltaire2 Jan 11 #7
betsuni Jan 11 #10
Voltaire2 Jan 11 #14
Autumn Jan 11 #15
Trumpocalypse Jan 11 #6
RandySF Jan 11 #11
aikoaiko Jan 11 #8
Voltaire2 Jan 11 #9
MineralMan Jan 11 #12
WeekiWater Jan 11 #13

Response to RandySF (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 02:51 AM

1. It's what they do and forget about the hypocrisy thing. It doesn't exist in their minds.

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 05:05 AM

2. maybe she should get some achievements under her belt and learn her job before pooping on people

who publish fake photos of her in a bathtub

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Response to KG (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 05:29 AM

3. Is that a primitive attempt at calling Whoopi Goldberg a Republican?

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Response to betsuni (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 05:41 AM

4. !

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Response to KG (Reply #4)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 06:01 AM

5. So it is!


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Response to betsuni (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 06:17 AM

7. So you agree that fake nude photos

of women are acceptable and appropriate?

We can all play this game. It’s really fun.

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Response to Voltaire2 (Reply #7)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 06:39 AM

10. Straw man!








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Response to betsuni (Reply #10)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 10:43 AM

14. Irony fail.

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Response to betsuni (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 10:47 AM

15. No, it was an awesome accomplishment pointing out what many think AOC is allowed to do.

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Response to KG (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 06:14 AM

6. Well said

Waiting for the usual group of AOC bashers to show up in this thread.

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Response to KG (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 09:38 AM

11. Whoopi was referring to AOC's Democratic colleagues, not some right wing garbage outlet,

don't try to equate the two.

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 06:29 AM

8. Turns out the picture is of Sidney Leathers -- one of Anthony Weiner's Twitter flirts

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Response to aikoaiko (Reply #8)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 06:33 AM

9. Odd that.

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 09:44 AM

12. Such a fuss about a fake photo.

Meanwhile, there are plenty of real nude photos of the First Lady. This is über silly.

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 09:46 AM

13. I hadn't heard of this.

Normally I would say this is just bringing more attention to it. But I like the direction she went.

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