On Thursday, the left’s “It” girl, New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, released her “Green New Deal.” But, the rep’s absurd “plan” suddenly disappeared from her website after taking a wave of mockery.
The “Green New Deal” has been widely derided as one of the dumbest political documents ever written by a major American political party.
The “plan” offers no financial particulars and seems written with rainbows and unicorns in mind, not logic or reality.
People on twitter went nuts destroying the silly “plan.”
As the Blaze noted:
“The most bizarre passage in the Green New Deal is the admission that after they’ve junked every car in America,” tweeted commentator Megan McArdle, “replaced every power plant, and renovated every single building within the space of a decade, they might not get around to slaughtering all the cows by their deadline.”
The most bizarre passage in the Green New Deal is the admission that after they've junked every car in America, replaced every power plant, and renovated every single building within the space of a decade, they might not get around to slaughtering all the cows by their deadline.
— Megan McArdle (@asymmetricinfo) February 7, 2019
Strangely, the link to Ocasio-Cortez’ FAQ page about her wonderful plan disappeared after the avalanche of criticism.
“A few hours later, the document was erased from her website, and the link that was publicized went to a “404 error” page,” the Blaze wrote.
There were other peculiarities, too:
Fox News’ John Roberts noted that there were different versions of the document, with an earlier one referring to “farting cows,” and a later one replacing that phrase with “emissions from cows.” Then the latter version was deleted altogether.
If Democrat leadership cannot understand that Ocasio-Cortez is not ready for prime time (and probably never will be), they better get their house in order. The dumber (and louder) she looks, the more likely it is that President Trump will be re-elected in 2020.
Of course, we all hope they never put a muzzle on Ocasio-Cortez. She is the besting advertising for the Democrats we could want.
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