The youngest lady to ever serve in US Congress, 29-year-old Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, has zoomed into the social media stratosphere. She accounted for extra Twitter interactions in a month than the highest 5 media firms mixed, in line with CrowdTangle data, reviews Axios.
Attacked or dismissed by means of the lads of the Republican Birthday party (and some Democrats), Ocasio-Cortez’s stats disclose her social media would possibly and her talent to clutch the general public’s consideration.
From Dec. 11 to Jan. 11 (when Ocasio-Cortez have been at the process simply 8 days), @AOC Twitter interactions (11.eight million ) — which means retweets of her messages plus likes — had been greater than two times the four.6 million interactions for Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and the ones of Barack Obama (four.four million), in line with the stats. She simply outpaced Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.).
Additionally they exceeded the mixed Twitter interactions of CNN (three.1 million), The Hill (2.three million), ABC (2.2 million), The New York Instances (1.eight million) and MSNBC (1.6 million), Axios reported. Amongst different scores, @SeanHannity had a trifling 1.five million Twitter interactions.
Ocasio-Cortez’s tally remains to be dwarfed by means of Twitter juggernaut @actualDonald Trump, with 39.eight million interactions, in line with CrowdTangle. Trump has 57.three million Twitter fans, whilst @AOC has 2.37 million.
Ocasio-Cortez is a prolific tweeter with a knack for a galvanizing — or infuriating — message, relying on the place a follower rests at the political spectrum.
In a tweet Sunday Ocasio-Cortez criticized an opinion piece in The Washington Publish calling at the Republican Birthday party to stamp out the “seeds of hatred” within the GOP — just like the white supremacist perspectives espoused by means of Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) — ahead of it’s too past due. She stated the “seeds” are extra like “redwoods.”
Out of the minority of seats they have got in Congress, the GOP allowed a white supremacist to constitute ~700,000 folks.
Republicans gained’t even censure him.
Additionally they give protection to a president who can’t convey himself to sentence neo-Nazis.
The ones aren’t seeds.
They’re redwoods. https://t.co/BhOE9CDRzD
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) January 13, 2019