Ocasio-Cortez Mocks Critics Of Her Massive Carbon Footprint

Zero Hedge | 3/4/2019 | Staff
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Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is pushing back against critics of her unnecessarily giant carbon footprint.

The self-proclaimed "boss" of the progressive movement has been branded a hypocrite after the New York Post revealed on Saturday that despite championing the "Green New Deal" which calls for the elimination of fossil fuels - AOC and her staff have relied heavily on combustion-engine cars, racking up $29,365 in car services such as Uber and Lyft "even though her Queens HQ was a one-minute walk to the 7 train."

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AOC's office also spent $25,174 forr 66 taxpayer-funded airline transactions, while she and her staff only took Amtrack 18 times "despite high-speed rail being the cornerstone of her save-the-world strategy."

Most of the flights came after her primary win gave her superstar status and Ocasio-Cortez spent weeks jetting around the country, burning fuel to support her fellow Dems.

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Her explanation for not even making an effort to reduce her carbon footprint? She has to use "present technology" in order...
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