NBC's Przybyla Plugs Green New Deal: Dems Won't Suffer, Have 'Science on their Side'

NewsBusters | 4/3/2019 | Staff
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Here are some of the Green New Deal's greatest hits:

Wiping out fossil fuels and meeting 100% of power needs through zero-emission sources.

Building - Country - Building - Goals

Upgrading every existing building in the country, and building every new one, to meet environmental goals.

Massive transformation of transportation, moving away from airplanes and to zero-emission vehicles and high-speed rail.

Everyone - Job - Wage - Family - Leave

Guaranteeing everyone a job with a family-sustaining wage, adequate family and medical leave, paid vacations, and retirement security.

And at a cost estimated at $51-93 trillion-with-a-t over 10 years.

Sounds - Millions - Americans - NBC - Reporter

Sounds crazy, yes? Maybe to you and millions of other Americans. But not to NBC reporter Heidi Przybyla.

On today's Morning Joe, Przybyla was asked to comment on President Trump's remarks of yesterday, in which he criticized the GND and indicated that he plans to run against it in 2020. Przybyla claimed that the GND does not have to be a political "liability" for Democrats because "they realize science is on their side." She suggested that candidates treat the GND as proposed by Ocasio-Cortez as "conceptual," and run on some version of it.

Przybyla - Science - Side - GND - Planks

Przybyla didn't elaborate on precisely how science is on the side of the GND's pie-in-the-sky planks. But it should be...
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