Hockett was apparently referring to the series of tweets the Democratic lawmaker made on Thursday, when she posted and criticized parody versions of the Green New Deal FAQ, including one that said, effective immediately, "males should urinate into an empty milk jug instead of a toilet".
The claim from the fact sheet that was met with the most blowback was a claim that the Green New Deal could provide "economic security for all who are unable or unwilling to work". "Any politician who wants to be taken seriously on climate and earn the support of young people needs to support Ocasio-Cortez and Markey's resolution".
Justice Democrats executive director Alex Rojas agreed, declaring that "Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal represents an quake in the Democratic Party and American politics where a working class Latina bartender from the Bronx is now proposing and leading the most serious solution to rewrite America's social contract and stave off climate disaster". Global warming is a threat to the planet. Among the proposals initially listed in the plan were moving away completely from oil, coal, and natural gas within ten years, creating a high-speed rail system to help eliminate air travel, and renovating every home in America.
The folks dying in West Virginia aren't an accident.
At least six Democrats running for president have backed the proposal.
"I would say it's a favorable act", one student said succinctly.
"Now is the time to be bold and unapologetic in our demand for solutions to rampant economic insecurity and the climate crisis".
While the bill is unlikely to pass in the divided 116th Congress, Progressive Democrats in Congress and grassroots activists are further pushing environmental policy forward into the public mainstream, especially during the upcoming 2020 presidential election.
"Antonio Delgado and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have begun their radical Green New Deal assault on the American economy", the ad continues.
It called for a 100 percent reduction in fossil fuel emissions by 2030.