A liberal journalist on Wednesday falsely accused Fox News host Tucker Carlson of doctoring an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to give her “googly eyes.”
The moment: Daily Beast editor Justin Baragona, quickly deleted the Twitter allegation and acknowledged he was wrong — the image Carlson aired of Ocasio-Cortez, a New York Democrat, was an unaltered screen shot from a 2018 video.
- But the public act of partisan self-humiliation appeared to bring great joy to many conservatives.
Here are some more of their reactions:
In a followup tweet, Baragona accepted the public shaming and offered himself as a warning to other careless Twitter users.
Ocasio-Cortez has yet to weigh in.