National Review‘s David Harsanyi writes that the newly re-introduced Green New Deal is still insane.
- Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey have reintroduced the Green New Deal.
- The Green New Deal is a progressive wishlist that is masquerading as climate policy.
- The right way to reduce emissions is by looking to the power of the free market, not big government proposals.
“Now, we’re on the third iteration, which seems to be piecemeal version of the old plan. What is the Green New Deal now? Everything, still. Infrastructure. Transit. Food. ‘The trampling of indigenous rights is a cause of climate change,’ Ocasio-Cortez explained. ‘The trampling of racial justice is a cause of climate change.’ The congresswoman says her plan will create ’20 million union jobs in the United States of America.’ You don’t want to be in a union? Too bad, I guess.
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