Anderson Cooper: One of the criticisms of you is that that your math is fuzzy. The Washington Post recently awarded you four Pinocchios…for misstating some statistics about Pentagon spending?
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: If people want to really blow up one figure here or one word there, I would argue that they’re missing the forest for the trees. I think that there’s a lot of people more concerned about being precisely, factually, and semantically correct than about being morally right.
Anderson Cooper: But being factually correct is important
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: It’s absolutely important. And whenever I make a mistake. I say, “Okay, this was clumsy.” and then I restate what my point was. But it’s it’s not the same thing as as the president lying about immigrants. It’s not the same thing, at all.
Communists especially those in former USSR and PRC had been good in making up data with their political and violent might to become factually, and semantically correct and then being morally right, with the new moral they had created.