Absurd cut-and-paste video shows AOC, Elon Musk’s ‘crazy chemistry’

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A mock video posted on Twitter on Wednesday appears to show incessant fighting between Elon Musk and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez puts aside their differences as they share “insane chemistry.”

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The 53-second clip stitches together interviews that the tech mogul and the progressive firebrand gave on separate occasions — giving the impression that they were talking to each other.

The footage of Ocasio-Cortez was taken from a “60 Minutes” interview she conducted CBS’ Anderson Cooper in 2019 — around the time the New York Democrat was sworn in after his shock election victory.

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The Musk footage was edited from a December 2018 interview the Tesla boss gave “60 Minutes” correspondent Leslie Stahl.

With dramatic guitar music playing in the background, the video appears as they are engaged in an intimate conversation, looking into each other’s eyes.

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The video was posted to Twitter after a user teamed it up with the handle Maze, who is described as a “digital artist”. Video editor. Researcher. The account, launched in May 2021, has more than 91,000 followers, including Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.

“Elon Musk and AOC have finally resolved their differences. These two have great chemistry.

Ocasio-Cortez can be seen flashing a half-smile at the beginning of the clip. The scene then cuts to a shot of Kasturi while the camera zooms in on her face – heightening the dramatic effect.

Ocasio-Cortez then started “the conversation,” saying: “I apologize.”

“Nobody’s perfect,” Musk “replies.”

Ocasio-Cortez is then seen saying: “I’m breaking all the rules. I’m breaking all the rules.”

“I think so,” Musk is then seen saying. “Everyone makes some mistakes. Who knows?”

The video pulls in segments from a 2019 interview Ocasio-Cortez gave to CBS’s “60 Minutes.”
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Ocasio-Cortez is seen smiling, followed by Musk smiling back.

“I think one of the biggest problems we have in D.C. is that everybody has huge egos,” Ocasio-Cortez said as she completed the sentence.

“I really prefer not to have a title,” Musk is then seen saying.

The clip also uses excerpts from a "60 Minutes" interview with Musk from 2018.
The clip also uses excerpts from a “60 Minutes” interview with Musk from 2018.
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A livid Ocasio-Cortez then says: “You’re opening yourself up.”

“I’m just me,” Musk says.

A few more seconds go by in which the music continues to play while Musk and Ocasio-Cortez look intently at their interviewers — only the video appears as if they are looking at each other.

“Let’s go,” Musk says.

The scene cuts to Ocasio-Cortez saying: “Yeah, absolutely. Absolutely.”

Musk gave his seal of approval to the mock video, tweeting an emoji depicting a heart made of two hands.

Ocasio-Cortez has been a frequent critic of Musk.

Close-ups of faces and dramatic music playing in the background give the audience the impression that Ocasio-Cortez and Musk are engaged in an intimate conversation.
The close-up and dramatic music playing in the background give the audience the impression that Ocasio-Cortez and Musk are engaged in an intimate conversation.
Twitter/@mazemoore

When Musk announced his intention to buy Twitter for $44 billion, he tweeted: “Tired of collectively stressing about what is exploding hate crimes because some billionaire with an ego problem Unilaterally control a major communication platform and avoid it because Tucker Carlson or Peter Thiel took them to dinner and made them feel special.

Musk responded, posting a blushing emoji: “Stop hitting on me, I’m really shy.”

Ocasio-Cortez tweeted: “I was talking about Zuckerberg but its ok.” He then deleted the reply.

The Congresswoman from New York has been a frequent critic of Musk.
The Congresswoman from New York has been a frequent critic of Musk.
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Earlier this month, Ocasio-Cortez put a stop to Musk’s plan to charge Twitter users an $8-a-month subscription fee to receive verified “blue checks.”

“llamao [laughing my ass off] A billionaire sincerely trying to sell people on the idea that ‘free speech’ is actually an $8/month subscription plan,” tweeted the Congresswoman.

Musk replied, “Your feedback is appreciated, pay $8 now.”

Earlier this year, Ocasio-Cortez said she would give up her Tesla to protest the fact that Musk’s electric car maker doesn’t employ union labor.

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