The immense scope of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ Green New Deal made it perfectly clear that it had to do with a lot more than just addressing climate change. Ocasio-Cortez is a democratic socialist, after all, and remaking the American economy is a big part of what she, and a lot of climate change alarmists, are all about.

HuffPost editor Nora Biette-Timmons found herself added to a Twitter Moment Tuesday after posting about our current “climate emergency” and the need to move away from capitalism:

No, but really, how can we possibly “solve” climate change under our current economic system?

Do grown-ups really think that the evil capitalist in Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax” wouldn’t have been planting more trees if he were making money off of them?

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