Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was on “The Daily Show” this week and tried to explain her plan to fund socialist utopia. Ocasio-Cortez’s attempted explanation was incredibly cringe-worthy.

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes tried to offer her an assist with this lesson in progressive economics:

Hayes went on to try and explain how it works — or doesn’t work as it were:

Try telling the bank it’s “paid for.”

Not surprisingly, there were many who had to pick their jaws up off the floor over that Hayes-onomics lesson:

It’s hard to tell anymore.

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