Ocasio-Cortez asks if climate change means we should stop having kids

Christopher Davidson
February 27, 2019

"Well you didn't vote for me", Feinstein answered.

The Green New Deal is one of the most radical and comprehensive plans ever developed to address climate change within the United States government.

They then devolve into a back-and-forth where someone in the group tells her that they are "the people who voted" for her and part of her job is to hear their concerns. One young woman told her that is not good enough. I could think of at least 20 ways to respond and hers was off the charts disrespectful, degrading and just plain rude.

"Unfortunately, it was a brief meeting, but I want to the children to know they were heard loud and clear", Feinstein wrote.

California Senator Diane Feinstein's condescending reaction to a group of schoolchildren brought into her office to plead for her support for the Green New Deal is going viral, provoking an apology and a climate bill of her own. "I may do that, we'll see", she said. "I don't respond to that", she continued.

Ocasio-Cortez's climate change hysteria is so intense that she suggested on Sunday that people should consider not having kids because it's a "scientific consensus" that life will be hard for them in the future.

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A tweet posted Friday by the Sunrise Movement says Feinstein reacted to the children with "smugness" and "disrespect", and video of the encounter went viral on Twitter.

Later, a young woman stresses the need for a climate plan with "bold, transformative action", and Feinstein replies, "Well, you know better than I do".

"I was initially furious and ready to jump all over DiFi based on the edited video, and felt duped when I saw the longer one", Schmeltzer said, using a common nickname for the senator. In it, Feinstein acknowledges that she might vote for a pending resolution for the so-called Green New Deal, despite her opposition to its far-reaching implications and costs. You do it. Cause you're not", said Ocasio-Cortez, adding, "Until you do it, I'm the boss. "I've gotten elected, I just ran, I was elected by nearly a million-vote plurality, and I know what I'm doing".

But the senator's supporters point to the full version of the video, in which Feinstein says she might vote in favor of Ocasio-Cortez's resolution, which offers an ambitious and costly master-plan for environmental, economic, and social transformation. "And then you can do it your way". "I have been and remain committed to doing everything I can to enact real, meaningful climate change legislation".

The Green New Deal is an economic stimulus concept that's created to tackle income inequality and climate change. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). In giving the students copies, she told them it was "thoughtfully worked out" by experts and had a better chance of passing.

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