Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lashed out at the Republican Party after some of its members criticized her latest tax proposal. In defending her plan, Ocasio-Cortez stunningly admitted a popular climate change talking point was sarcasm.
One of the New York congresswoman’s latest initiatives is to tax the richest Americans, affecting “like ten people.” Some people online quipped that the richest Americans should include more than just the top-top 1 percent.
In defending her comments, Ocasio-Cortez said the Republican Party lacked the ability to percieve the dry humor and sarcasm from her tweet before shockingly admitting the “world ending in 12 years” line that environmentalists have peddled is also completely sarcastic.
According to Ocasio-Cortez, who is pushing the Green New Deal through Congress, all environmental advocates who actually believe the world will end in 12 years due to climate change “have to have the social intelligence of a sea sponge.”
Check it out:
As Twitchy reports, Ocasio-Cortez has used the 12 years line herself:
Some of Ocasio-Cortez’s fellow Democrats have also peddled the line:
Here’s more, from Twitchy: