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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is not just a lightning rod of criticism for Fox News hosts and personalities. She is also earning ridicule on what is typically more friendly cable news confines: MSNBC’s Morning Joe, who laced into the newly elected Congresswoman over her reaction to news that Amazon had pulled plans to build a second headquarters in Queens, New York. Amazon nixed plans to expand in New York city amidst controversy that the wildly successful and influential corporation was getting significant tax cuts from New York state and city, a controversy that was amplified by Ocascio-Cortez, who finds herself with a suddenly and remarkably powerful platform, both via her Twitter feed and a cable news industry that seems to amplify every word she utters publicly. But the Morning Joe panel seems unimpressed with AOC’s understanding of the underlying economics. The criticism started cautiously, with host Joe Scarborough ostensibly introducing the segment without Continue reading "Morning Joe Blasts AOC: ‘Shocking How Little She Understands’ About Economics and Unemployment"