Ocasio-Cortez To Critics Of Green New Deal: "I Pity You For Your Role In History Right Now"

www.realclearpolitics.com | 4/4/2019 | Staff
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On Instagram Live Wednesday night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke to critics who laugh and make jokes about her often-repeated statement that "we have twelve years left to cut emissions by at least 50%" to stop the most devastating effects of climate change.

"For everyone who wants to make a joke about that, you may laugh, but your grandkids will not," she warned. "So, understand that the internet documents everything."

Moment - Role - History

"For those of you who are trying to mock and delay this moment, I mean, I just feel bad for you. I pity you for your role in history right now," Ocasio-Cortez explained.

REP. ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ: "How many years until the world ends again?"

Years - Emissions - % - Everyone - Joke

We have twelve years left to cut emissions by at least 50%, if not more, and for everyone who wants to make a joke about that, you may laugh, but your grandkids will not.

So, understand that the internet documents everything.

Back - History - Backward

You know, you want to look about, you want to talk about looking at the back of history, looking backward?

You look back and you open history books on the civil rights movement,...
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