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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez referred to as enemy 'of freedom' in Fresno Grizzlies video

Posted: 6:19 AM, May 28, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-28 14:00:44Z
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FRESNO, Calif. — The Fresno Grizzlies minor league baseball team is apologizing to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for "some misleading and offensive editing" that was seen during a video played at the team's stadium Monday.

A video was played during the team's doubleheader on Monday, and it was supposed to be a "moving tribute" as part of a Memorial Day video.

According to reports , during the video, the voice of President Ronald Reagan mentioned "enemies of freedom." It apparently showed a picture of New York Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez spliced between pictures of North Korea's Kim Jong-un and ex-Cuban president Fidel Castro.

The Grizzlies tweeted apologies, saying, "We're embarrassed we allowed this video to play without seeing it in its entirety first. We unconditionally apologize to Rep. Ocasio-Cortez in addition to our fans, community and those we hurt."

Ocasio-Cortez has not responded to the incident.

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