As evidenced by the marathon CNN town hall on climate change Wednesday, the field of Democrat candidates for that party’s 2020 nomination has a laundry list of things that they believe need to be banned in order to save the world from a fiery demise that will occur anywhere from 14 months to 50 years from now (depending on which panicked estimate you believe).

Politico framed the 2020 Democrat rush to “ban all the things” this way:

Does that sound a lot like “Republicans pounce”? Because that’s what it sounds like:

It makes you wonder.

And by “pounce” Politico means “win the 2020 election if the Dems don’t stop sounding so unhinged.”

Every time the Democrat candidates’ masks slip, so do their chances of winning next year, and the media knows that.