Apr 14, 2019 - Economy

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mentioned 75 times per day on Fox News

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in March. Photo: Lloyd Bishop/NBC via Getty Images

Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) was mentioned 3,181 times on Fox News and Fox Business during the 6 weeks from Feb. 25 to April 7 — 75 times a day — according to the liberal Media Matters for America.

The big picture: "Not a day went by when she wasn’t spoken about on Fox," AP notes. Among the names that Fox hosts called Ocasio-Cortez include "little girl," "Comrade Cortez," an "idiotic wind bag," "the Steve Bannon of the left" and more. Fox Business host Stuart Varney even acknowledged: "We have an AOC segment every single day almost every single hour” because "she is good for our ratings."

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