Well, we knew that all along, but thanks for admitting that your “boss,” little Sandy Ocasio-Cortez, lied when she said the world will end in twelve years if we don’t address ‘Climate Change.’ Or something…
Via Free Beacon.
Saikat Chakrabarti, chief of staff for New York representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D.), said that the Green New Deal was not about the climate, but rather about tearing down the economy and building a new one, according to a report from The Washington Post.
“The interesting thing about the Green New Deal is it wasn’t originally a climate thing at all,” Chakrabarti said, according to the Post. “Do you guys think of it as a climate thing? Because we really think of it as a how-do-you-change-the-entire-economy thing.”….
Prior to serving as Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff, Chakrabarti worked on Bernie Sanders’s (I., Vt.) 2016 presidential campaign. After Sanders’s failed run at the Democratic nomination, Chakrabarti co-founded Justice Democrats, the political action committee behind Ocasio-Cortez’s rise to power….
Chakrabarti recently wore a t-shirt with an image of Nazi collaborator Subhas Chandra Bose for a NowThisNews video about Ocasio-Cortez’s 2018 campaign.
A study found that the Green New Deal, if adopted, would cost up to $94 trillion, and a report suggested that it would have “no effect” on the climate while imposing massive social and economic costs. Despite this, Democratic presidential candidates have spoken favorably about and endorsed the legislation, with Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) comparing it to fighting Nazis or putting a man on the moon….