Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just got destroyed on her Green New Deal.
And to add to the humiliation, she’s now being mocked for carrying the bill in the first place.
In an explosive floor speech, one Republican Senator just trolled Ocasio-Cortez like never before.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is having a terrible month.
After making a laughingstock of herself by carrying her ridiculous “Green New Deal” bill, which sought to eliminate airplane travel and remake every building in America to fit her vision of environmental sustainability, Ocasio-Cortez had to watch as her bill went down in flames in the US Senate.
The Daily Caller reports, “Republican Utah Sen. Mike Lee argued against the Green New Deal on Tuesday by mocking two of the most controversial, and often ridiculed, policy proposals in the resolution: eliminating air travel and flatulating cows.”
But Senator Lee didn’t just tear into the Green New Deal the old-fashioned way.
He instead tore it to shreds by trolling Ocasio-Cortez like never before.
Lee used props of President Ronald Reagan firing a machine gun while riding on the back of a dinosaur to explain how unrealistic the Green New Deal is to solving climate change.
He also argued that Americans would need to ride Tauntauns, the fictional animal from the planet Hoth in Star Wars, and use Aquaman’s seahorse to reach Alaska and Hawaii in order to obey the rules laid down by the Green New Deal.
“Unlike others, I’m not immediately afraid of what the Green New Deal would do to the economy and our government. After all, this isn’t going to pass — not today, not any time soon certainly,” Lee said on the Senate floor.
“After reading the Green New Deal, I’m mostly afraid of not being able to get through this speech with a straight face — I rise today to consider the Green New Deal with the seriousness it deserves.”
Lee took the opportunity to tear into the Green New Deal, unlike anyone ever has.
And the end results are going to leave Ocasio-Cortez running for the hills.
In the end, the Senate completely rejected her ridiculous proposal overwhelmingly.
Not a single member of the Senate voted for it, including none of the Democrats.
And 57 Senators, including four Democrats, voted against the bill.
The rest decided to vote “present”, neither supporting nor opposing the bill.
They did this knowing there was no defense of her proposal, but they were too fearful to stand up to Ocasio-Cortez’s radical supporters.
Lee, on the other hand, used every chance he could get to humiliate Ocasio-Cortez for even considering the bill.
“Lee argued that there is not even one serious proposal in the entire Green New Deal and singled out the resolution’s call for a World War II-style mobilization effort to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions like methane, that arise from cow flatulence. He also highlighted the call to rid air travel,” adds the Daily Caller.
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