When morons get elected …..
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal is the biggest single government expansion since the 1930s, masquerading as climate policy. (here) What is shameful about this is that 43 Democrats voted “present.” They didn’t dare vote for this insane bill, but they didn’t dare cross one of their party’s rising stars, either. The Democrats are now the party of this simple-minded Jew-hater and her Jew-hating colleagues Omar and Tlaib.
“Senate rejects Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal in 57-0 vote blasted as a ‘sham’ by Dems,” by Bob Fredericks, New York Post, March 26, 2019:
The Green New Deal failed to pass a procedural vote in the Senate Tuesday, with Democrats slamming the GOP motion as a “sham” and with two exceptions voting “present” in protest.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell put the ambitious plan to create jobs and improve the environment to a vote to force Democrats to take a public stand on the measure and try to divide the party’s moderates and progressives.
The final vote was 57 against and no one for the plan, with 43 Democrats voting present.
Red State Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona voted no.
”I could not be more glad that the American people will have the opportunity to learn precisely where each one of their senators stand on the ‘Green New Deal’: a radical, top-down, socialist makeover of the entire US economy,” McConnell tweeted.
Democrats, including New York’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, called the vote a political stunt…
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