Daily Caller co-founder and Fox News host Tucker Carlson called Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “a tool of the billionaire class” in Wednesday’s episode of the Daily Caller podcast “Vince and Jason Save the Nation”.
Carlson said the American system has “never wronged” Ocasio-Cortez but rather has benefitted her despite her alleged claims of being a victim of oppression. He said the New York representative is “doing the bidding of the billionaire class” by siding with Google and Facebook over small businesses despite touting her support for “black and brown people.”
“She’s completely absorbed this silly, ruling class liberalism saying ‘I’m for black and brown people,’ no! You [Ocasio-Cortez] are absolutely doing the bidding of the billionaire class,” Carlson said. “You are on the side of the powerful against the weak. Tell me she’s on the side of the oppressed and the weak, no, she’s a tool of the billionaire class, 100%.”
He said he supported her 2019 opposition to Amazon creating a campus in Long Island City, Queens. She received major backlash for the decision, with Jobs Creators Network saying that her opposition reportedly contributed to the loss of “25,000 jobs, $4 billion lost wages, and $12 billion in lost economic activity.”
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