Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Ocasio-Cortez Gets Colberted; Libs React with Horror

This kind of patched interview is standard fare for Stephan Colbert's Late Show:

We all know it's faked, it doesn't even try very hard to conceal it and it still makes the point. But you're not supposed to do it to lefties:

Buzzfeed was all over the case of the “doctored” video:
CRTV, which created the video, did not say why they created the video. In an emailed statement, they said that, “Satire has a long tradition and plays a valuable role in political discourse. Many comedians, late night hosts, and TV programs like Saturday Night Live have used satire for decades. We love Allie’s creative work and look forward to liberals feigning outrage at satire in future videos.”
Just a little over a week ago, a different Buzzfeed author praised Sacha Baron Cohen’s new show which uses, wait for it…satirical interviews to mock its subjects. And get this, he doesn’t wear a big sign saying “satire” when he interviews people under false pretenses.
and Vox:

Allie Beth Stuckey, the "interviewer" and creator of the video, had this to say:

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