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Don Lemon on AOC: ‘The Right Is Obsessed With Her, Obsessed!’

Speaking with Chris Cuomo on Friday, CNN’s Don Lemon said that the right is “obsessed” with Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

“I’ve been watching her, I’ve met her here, after she won, she’s here in New York and she was here at CNN. I talked to her. Didn’t feel one way or the other about her,” Lemon said. “The right is obsessed with her. Obsessed!”

He continued on: “It’s unbelievable. So anybody who touches a nerve like that, I think it’s a — I think they’re worth watching to see why she touches such a nerve.”

“The media loves her,” Cuomo then chimed in. “Everybody’s giving her a big boost and she’s got to be careful. The media is not your friend, builds you up, tear you down just as fast. But she seems to win most of the spats she gets into.”

Then after saying Ocasio-Cortez is “on her game,” Cuomo added: “She’s pushing an agenda, far left, and will her party adopt it, how does that mean for them in the country? We’ll see.”

That prompted Lemon to note just because she’s on on the far left doesn’t mean she’s “not smart.”

Watch above, via CNN.

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