Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is really bad at communicating. She’s a product of the social media generation that relies on short-form insults to make their points. When she was growing up, “n00b” and “l33t” were common terms in her world.

Today, she took offense to a meme. It wasn’t just any meme. It was one created by Senator Ted Cruz’ team to demonstrate his perspectives on the Democratic Party. Referring to a line by Joe Biden during the debate, Cruz acknowledged that Biden may be the nominee, but he’s not really in charge of the party. Bernie Sanders and the radical wing of Democratic-Socialists are actually in the driver’s seat.

AOC was not impressed. Her “l33t” social media prowess compelled her to call out the Senator. But instead of just hitting back, she tried to make it personal by doing what Democrats do best: Call people white supremacists. Cruz, a Cuban-America, is about as far from being a white supremacist as she is, but that didn’t stop her from making an unhinged comment on his post.

As our EIC noted, it’s possible she took offense because fellow “Squad” member Ilhan Omar is in the seat ahead of her.

When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. For Democrats, when all you have is Joe Biden, everything has to come down to race since identity politics is all they have left in the tank. That’s why AOC attacked Ted Cruz as she did.

COVID-19 may take down an independent news outlet

Nobody said running a media site would be easy. We could use some help keeping this site afloat.

Colleagues have called me the worst fundraiser ever. My skills are squarely rooted on the journalistic side of running a news outlet. Paying the bills has never been my forte, but we’ve survived. We have ads on the site that help, but since the site’s inception this has been a labor of love that otherwise doesn’t bring in the level of revenue necessary to justify it.

When I left a nice, corporate career in 2017, I did so knowing I wouldn’t make nearly as much money. But what we do at NOQ Report to deliver the truth and fight the progressive mainstream media narrative that has plagued this nation is too important for me to sacrifice it for the sake of wealth. We know we’ll never make a ton of money this way, and we’re okay with that.

Things have become harder with the coronavirus lockdowns. Both ad money and donations that have kept us afloat for a while have dropped dramatically. We thought we could weather the storm, but the so-called “surge” or “2nd-wave” that mainstream media and Democrats are pushing has put our prospects in jeopardy. In short, we are now in desperate need of financial assistance.

The best way NOQ Report readers can help is to donate. Our Giving Fuel page makes it easy to donate one-time or monthly. Alternatively, you can donate through PayPal as well. We need approximately $11,500 to stay afloat for the rest of 2020, but more would be wonderful and any amount that brings us closer to our goal is greatly appreciated.

The second way to help is to become a partner. We’ve strongly considered seeking angel investors in the past but because we were paying the bills, it didn’t seem necessary. Now, we’re struggling to pay the bills. This shouldn’t be the case as our traffic the last year has been going up dramatically. June, 2018, we had 11,678 visitors. A year later in June, 2019, we were up to 116,194. In June, 2020, we had 614,192. We’re heading in the right direction and we believe we’re ready talk to patriotic investors who want to not only “get in on the action” but more importantly who want to help America hear the truth. Interested investors should contact me directly with the contact button above.

Election year or not, coronavirus lockdowns or not, anarchic riots or not, the need for truthful journalism endures. But in these times, we need as many conservative media voices as possible. Please help keep NOQ Report going.

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