We’re honestly surprised not to have seen this pop up in the FAQ that went along with the rollout of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ Green New Deal — maybe it was in there; they pulled that document down so fast we might have missed it.

In any case, 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio is already on it, urging people to stop using flushable wipes, seeing as they cause “fatbergs,” about which you can learn at the city’s official website on fatbergs:

The Natural Resources Defense Council’s beef is with pillowy soft toilet paper, Americans’ heavy use of which is destroying forests in Canada, therefore leading to climate change.

You did hear Ocasio-Cortez’ chief of staff admit that the Green New Deal wasn’t a climate-change thing so much as a “change-the-entire-economy thing,” right?


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