Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a political wonder: She appears to understand absolutely nothing about anything, yet she seems intent upon serving up dissertations on everything.
Tucker Carlson has called the New York representative and vigilant guardian of the earth against air being pushed out of cows’ colons (here) an “awful, idiotic, nasty, self-righteous moron” (here). Ben Shapiro’s labeled her Green New Deal “one of the stupidest documents ever written” (here). Nevertheless, the Left continues to double down on the notion that she’s the best thing since kernelless popcorn (I highly recommend you try puffcorn; it’s a new sensation).
For those of you lovin’ every minute of AOC Fever, you’re welcome to feed your hot monster: February saw the announcement of the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez & the Freshman Force comic book (here). The cover features a wholly new kind of superhero positing, “New Party, who dis?” And if you like that, you may wanna also put the “catch me outside” girl on your YouTube’s speed dial (here).
But if you hanker for somethin’ even meatier, Netflix has just the thing: its new fawning documentary about the socialist revolutionary who so far has only been able to revolutionize the idea of an idea. The old version was “something that makes sense.”
TheWrap describes the upcoming Knock Down the House thusly:
When tragedy struck her family in the midst of the financial crisis, Bronx-born Ocasio-Cortez had to work double shifts in a restaurant to save her home from foreclosure. After losing a loved one to a preventable medical condition, Amy Vilela didn’t know what to do with the anger she felt about America’s broken health care system. Cori Bush was drawn into the streets when the police shooting of an unarmed black man brought protests and tanks into her neighborhood. Paula Jean Swearengin was fed up with watching her friends and family suffer and die from the environmental effects of the coal industry.
At a moment of historic volatility in American politics, Knock Down the House follows these four women as they decide to fight back despite having no political experience, setting themselves on a grassroots journey that will change their lives and their country forever.
So far, the movie’s thrillin’ audiences. The Daily Wire reports:
Knock Down the House won two awards at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year before Netflix purchased it to the tune of $10 million. [T]he documentary took Sundance by storm and received a standing ovation at its premiere before the audience selected it for the Festival Favorite Award out of 121 features screened. Lisa Nishimura, Netflix’s vice president of original documentaries, said “Knock Down the House” highlights a “major transformation” in society.
Are you chompin’ at the bit? It’s coming soon.
So get out your popcorn (or puffcorn), and prepare to see Alexandria knock down the house. Exactly like this.
Good luck to all of us.
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