Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has given the world 12 more years due to climate change, but of course, her Green New Deal will reverse that trend and keep the planet rotating indefinitely; that is, as long as Congress goes along with it and follows through on her recommendations.

If you’ve been following Twitchy today, you know that the Washington Post’s Dave Weigel assured us that the text of the Green New Deal is not to be taken literally — “Unless you think she was also *literally* discussing a plan to ban cows from farting.”

But she was, and PETA has been on that kick for some time now: the organization has been urging people to stop eating meat so that we don’t need cows anymore. And not only do cows fart, but they also require a great deal of land to be cleared, so trees suffer too.

Washington Post columnist Megan McArdle has read the Green New Deal and found it strange that slaughtering all the cows seems to be what’s holding up the deadline, not renovating or reconstructing every building in America.

“We aren’t sure that we’ll be able to fully get rid of farting cows and airplanes that fast.” Um, how about loading all the cows onto airplanes and crashing them into the ocean? Done and done.

Sure, they can replace every power plant and rebuild every building in 10 years, but getting rid of airplanes and cows could hold up the works.

Yeah, it’s already missing from Ocasio-Cortez’s website.

It’ll be just like the zoo animals in Venezuela.

Good point.

Not using solar or wind power you can’t.

And speaking of getting rid of cars and airplanes and moving to high-speed rail: California’s infamous Los Angeles-to-San Francisco bullet train has been delayed another four years, to 2033. But sure, build a nationwide network of bullet trains in ten years.