The 30-second spot from the Republican-affiliated PAC, New Faces GOP, features founder Elizabeth Heng, a former GOP congressional candidate in California, warning about liberal politicians who embrace socialism.
Heng says in the ad, “this is the face of socialism and ignorance," as AOC’s photo catches fire and burns to show images from the Cambodian Civil War in the 1970s from which her father fled.
Heng adds, “does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez know the horrors of socialism?My father was minutes from death in Cambodia before a forced marriage saved his life. That’s socialism: Forced obedience. Starvation. Mine is a face of freedom. My skin is not white. I’m not outrageous, racist, nor socialist. I’m a Republican."
AOC responded by basically calling Heng a “white supremacist”.
Heng’s response to AOC: