Twitter criticizes New York Magazine’s gushing essay book on AOC

New York Magazine is being criticized on social media for publishing a book of essays written by contributors scrambling to pay homage to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

The upcoming book, “Take up Space: The Unprecedented AOC,” is a collection of essays and articles on the leftist Democrat of the Big Apple – and enthusiastically described on publisher Simon & Schuster’s website. as “an in-depth look at one of the most prominent political and cultural stars in recent memory.

But Twitter is already giving a dazzling review of the site’s list of some of the book’s content, such as “AOC’s unprecedented position in American politics,” “its rare authenticity,” “the role its beauty plays in perception. of the public ”and a light article on the“ total average of her boyfriend ”.

“Beyond parody,” tweeted Lahav Harkov, editor of the Jerusalem Post.

Co-founder of RealClearPolitics Tom Bevan wrote, “No cult of the leftist personality here.”

The new book “Take Up Space: The Unprecedented AOC” will be released on February 1st.
Simon & Schuster

Ellen Carmichael, president of the Lafayette communications firm, tweeted, “Media in other countries would be ashamed to suck politicians in this way.

“Like disgusting.”

The 400-page book will hit newsstands Feb. 1, according to the publisher.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Twitter has left scathing reviews of AOC’s new romance biography.
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Simon & Schuster writes on his site that the book is “an engaging and comprehensive biography of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the successful tradition of ‘Notorious RBG’ and ‘Pelosi’ which explores her explosive rise and impact on the world. future of America’s culture and politics.

Atlantic Contributor Tom Nichols quoted this description on Twitter, adding, “Next time someone says ‘why are you so focused on AOC, she’s just one Dems among many’, I’ll just send her this.”

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